Accounting Schools
In Amherst, Massachusetts

In Amherst, there is only one accounting school where accounting faculty can find employment. The trends in Amherst's accounting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting


Statistics

Professional Trends

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Accounting Employment

Amherst 520
Massachusetts 94,430

Exactly 520 of the 94,430 accounting professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Amherst. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of accounting professionals in Amherst has grown by 8%. As the employment for accounting professionals in Amherst has increased, overall employment in Amherst has also increased.

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Accounting employment growth

101,650 102,490 102,640 98,940 94,430
480 480 550 No data 520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Amherst

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Amherst

$43,477 $42,823 $50,908 No data $51,550
$41,780 $43,600 $47,470 No data $49,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Amherst
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Amherst

In Amherst, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,550 per year was earned by accounting professionals in Amherst. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Amherst made an average salary of $43,477 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Amherst is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Amherst

10th percentile
$35,282
25th percentile
$41,542
50th percentile
$50,060
75th percentile
$60,770
90th percentile
$70,935

Accounting professionals in Amherst earn a median salary of $50,060 per year. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,282 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 101% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Amherst

Accounting
$51,550
Forensic Accounting
$63,440
Finance
$71,747
Business
$85,866
Business Administration
$89,650
Small Business
$93,740

On average accounting professional salaries in Amherst are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Amherst

1

Many of Amherst's accounting professionals are graduates of the only accredited accounting school in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Amherst

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Amherst's accounting schools offer 2 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Amherst

associate
0
bachelor
159
master
58
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total217

Approximately 217 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Amherst, Massachusetts

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