Future job prospects of the occupation in EU in 2016-2030

In 2017, accounting clerks accounted for 3.40% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 7,763,313.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as accounting clerks in EU changed by 3.97%.

In 2017, accounting clerks were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Manufacturing (1,627,614)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (1,517,853)
  • Transport & storage (1,067,632) 
  • Professional services (859,441)
  • Finance & insurance (709,847)

Countries with highest employment share of accounting clerks in 2017:

  • Germany (6.38%)
  • Czechia (4.61%)
  • Slovakia (4.48%)
  • Croatia (4.24%)
  • Cyprus (4.09%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for accounting clerks in EU is projected to change by -12.28%

Future job prospects of accounting clerks across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of accounting clerks in EU in 2016

Usual range of monthly gross income in the occupation in EU in 2016 (EUR, in Purchasing power parity)

Employment of accounting clerks in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of accounting clerks in EU in 2017 by field of study

Future job openings of accounting clerks for educational level possessed in EU in 2016-2030 by education level