Accounting Schools In Alabama

In Alabama, there are 43 accredited schools where accounting classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Alabama's accounting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting
  • PhD degree in Accounting


Schools

  1. Community College of the Air Force

    100 S Turner Blvd, Montgomery, Alabama 36114-0011

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  2. Alabama A & M University

    4900 Meridian St, Normal, Alabama 35762

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  3. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Alabama in Huntsville

    301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 35899

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Alabama State University

    915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0271

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  6. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Athens State University

    300 N Beaty St, Athens, Alabama 35611

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  8. Auburn University at Montgomery

    7440 East Drive, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3596

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  9. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Birmingham Southern College

    900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35254

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  11. Chattahoochee Valley Community College

    2602 College Drive, Phenix City, Alabama 36869

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  12. Faulkner University

    5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, Alabama 36109-3378

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  13. Gadsden State Community College

    1001 George Wallace Dr, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

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  14. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

    801 Main St NW, Hanceville, Alabama 35077-2000

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  15. Herzing University in Birmingham

    280 West Valley Ave, Birmingham, Alabama 35209

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  16. Huntingdon College

    1500 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36106-2148

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  17. J F Drake State Technical College

    3421 Meridian St N, Huntsville, Alabama 35811

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  18. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

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  19. Jefferson Davis Community College

    220 Alco Dr, Brewton, Alabama 36426

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  20. Jefferson State Community College

    2601 Carson Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35215-3098

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  21. Judson College

    302 Bibb St, Marion, Alabama 36756

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  22. Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus

    3060 Wilson Rd SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35221-1717

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  23. University of West Alabama

    Station One, Livingston, Alabama 35470

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  24. Lurleen B Wallace Community College

    1000 Dannelly Blvd., Andalusia, Alabama 36420-1418

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  25. Miles College

    5500 Myron Massey Blvd, Fairfield, Alabama 35064-2621

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  26. University of Mobile

    5735 College Parkway Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36613-2842

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  27. University of Montevallo

    Station 6001, Montevallo, Alabama 35115-6000

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  28. Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals

    800 George Wallace Blvd, Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661

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  29. University of North Alabama

    One Harrison Plaza, Florence, Alabama 35632-0001

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  30. Oakwood University

    7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896

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  31. Bishop State Community College

    351 North Broad Street, Mobile, Alabama 36603-5898

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  32. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

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  33. Snead State Community College

    220 North Walnut Street, Boaz, Alabama 35957-0734

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  34. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

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  35. Talladega College

    627 W Battle St, Talladega, Alabama 35160

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  36. H Councill Trenholm State Technical College

    1225 Air Base Blvd, Montgomery, Alabama 36108-3199

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  37. Troy University

    University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

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  38. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

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  39. Virginia College-Birmingham

    488 Palisades Blvd., Birmingham, Alabama 35209

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  40. Virginia College-Huntsville

    2800 Bob Wallace Ave, Huntsville, Alabama 35805-9945

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  41. Virginia College-Mobile

    3725 Airport Blvd, Suite 165, Mobile, Alabama 36608

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  42. Strayer Alabama

    3570 Grandview Pkwy Ste 200, Birmingham, Alabama 35243

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  43. University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus

    100 Corporate Dr Ste 150, Birmingham, Alabama 35242-2982

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Accounting Employment

Alabama 47,390
National 3,526,740

Of all of the accounting professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Alabama

49,280 50,590 50,640 48,990 47,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Accounting is a shrinking field in Alabama. In Alabama, 1,890 less accounting professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of accounting has shrunk by 4% in Alabama. This decline is slower than the national trend for accounting professionals which shows a 7% decrease in the number of accounting professionals working around the nation.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$36,860 $37,875 $39,820 $41,108 $43,103
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by accounting professionals is increasing in Alabama. The mean salary for accounting professionals in 2006 was $36,860 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $43,103 per year.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$26,842
25th percentile
$32,667
50th percentile
$40,532
75th percentile
$51,953
90th percentile
$62,958

This represents a 14% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Alabama, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of accounting. The pay differential between the highest paid accounting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 135%

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Alabama

Accounting
$43,103
Business
$92,854
Business Administration
$85,517
Finance
$67,735
Forensic Accounting
$60,073
Small Business
$102,690

In Alabama, accounting professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
15
bachelor
28
master
8
doctor
1
Certificate
14
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As the number of accounting professionals is decreasing in Alabama state, the number of students graduating from the 43 accredited accounting schools in Alabama state is increasing. In 2006, 1,399 students graduated from accounting courses in Alabama. And in 2010, 1,506 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of accounting school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama by 8%. Most of these graduates, or 42%, earned a bachelor's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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