Accounting Schools
In Ames, Iowa

Accounting faculty can choose to work at only one accounting school in Ames. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Ames, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting


Statistics

Professional Trends

Ames Vs. Iowa Accounting Employment

Ames 870
Iowa 36,930

Exactly 870 of the 36,930 accounting professionals employed in Iowa, work in Ames. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of accounting professionals in Ames has shrunk by 9%. Overall employment in Ames has increased.

Ames Vs. Iowa Accounting employment growth

39,770 39,210 39,310 38,320 36,930
960 940 920 990 870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Ames

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Ames

$35,688 $35,998 $37,713 $38,442 $40,728
$38,100 $39,060 $40,440 $40,690 $41,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Ames
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ames

In Ames, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. Ames accounting professionals made $40,728 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Ames made an average salary of $35,688 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Ames.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Ames

10th percentile
$26,665
25th percentile
$31,070
50th percentile
$38,305
75th percentile
$46,598
90th percentile
$57,045

Ames accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $38,305. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,665 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 114% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Ames

Accounting
$40,728
Forensic Accounting
$62,220
Finance
$72,833
Business
$88,899
Business Administration
$97,695
Small Business
$108,470

Ames accounting professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Ames

1

There is only one accredited accounting school in the city. Many of Ames' accounting professionals are graduates of this school.

Accounting Programs Offered In Ames

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Ames' accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Ames

associate
0
bachelor
142
master
42
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total184

Approximately 184 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Ames, Iowa

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