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Payroll Certificate


Explore Mt. San Antonio College's Payroll Certificate!

    • Certificate Overview

      The Accounting Payroll Certificate provides basic accounting skills and knowledge combined with specialized training in payroll, preparing the student for entry-level clerical positions within the payroll segment of accounting. Common duties performed include payroll tax reporting, payroll accounting systems maintenance, and posting payroll transactions to journals/ledgers.

    • Required Courses
      Students must complete the following coursework: 
    • Sample Job Titles
      Titles based on SOC Code: 13-2082
      • Certified Income Tax Preparer (CTP)
      • Corporate Tax Preparer
      • Enrolled Agent
      • Income Tax Preparer
      • Master Tax Advisor
      • Tax Advisor
      • Tax Associate
      • Tax Consultant
      • Tax Preparer
      • Tax Specialist
      Titles based on SOC Code: 43-3051
      • Accounting Technician
      • Human Resources Assistant
      • Payroll Administrator
      • Payroll Assistant
      • Payroll Clerk
      • Payroll Coordinator
      • Payroll Manager
      • Payroll Representative
      • Payroll SPecialist
      • Payroll Technician
    • Salaries
      Wages & Employment Trends based on SOC Code: 13-2082
      Median wages (2018) $18.94 hourly, $39,390 annual
      State wages Local Salary Info
       
      Employment (2016) 96,000 employees
      Projected growth (2016-2026) Faster than average (10% to 14%) Faster than average (10% to 14%)
      Projected job openings (2016-2026) 11,500
      State trends Employment Trends
       
      Top industries (2016)

       

      Wages & Employment Trends based on SOC Code: 43-3051

      Median wages (2018) $21.66 hourly, $45,050 annual
      State wages Local Salary Info
       
      Employment (2016) 166,000 employees
      Projected growth (2016-2026) Little or no change (-1% to 1%) Little or no change (-1% to 1%)
      Projected job openings (2016-2026) 16,100
      State trends Employment Trends
       
      Top industries (2016)
    • How Long Will it Take to Earn the Certificate?
      The Certificate can be achieved in two semesters!
      • BUSA 7 or BUSA 72 - Fall
      • BUSA 70 - Fall
      • BUSA 75 - Spring
      • BUSA 76 - Spring 

      Pathway Map

    • Learn More
      For more information, please contact:

      Brenda Domico , Department Chair | bdomico@mtsac.edu

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