Accounting Schools In Arizona

In Arizona, there are 35 accredited schools where accounting classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Arizona'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


Schools

  1. Everest College-Phoenix

    10400 N. 25th Avenue, Suite 190, Phoenix, Arizona 85021-1641

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  2. Brookline College in Phoenix

    2445 W. Dunlap Ave., Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  3. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

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  4. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

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  5. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

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  6. Central Arizona College

    8470 N Overfield Rd, Coolidge, Arizona 85128-9030

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  7. Brown Mackie College-Tucson

    4585 E Speedway Blvd., Tucson, Arizona 85712

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  8. DeVry University-Arizona

    2149 W Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85021-2995

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  9. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

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  10. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

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  11. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

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  12. GateWay Community College in Phoenix

    108 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

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  13. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  14. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

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  15. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

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  16. Northland Pioneer College

    2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona 86025-0610

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  17. Ottawa University-Phoenix

    10020 North 25th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  18. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

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  19. University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus

    4635 E Elwood St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040-1958

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  20. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

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  21. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

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  22. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

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  23. Scottsdale Community College

    9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

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  24. South Mountain Community College

    7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

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  25. Western International University

    9215 N Black Canyon Hwy., Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  26. Yavapai College

    1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, Arizona 86301

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  27. Maricopa Skill Center

    1245 E Buckeye, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-4101

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  28. Paradise Valley Community College

    18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85032

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  29. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

    2626 E Pecos Rd, Chandler, Arizona 85225-2499

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  30. University of Phoenix-Online Campus

    3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209

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  31. Estrella Mountain Community College

    3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323-1000

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  32. Coconino County Community College

    2800 S. Lone Tree Rd., Flagstaff, Arizona 86001-2701

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  33. University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus

    300 S. Craycroft Road, Tucson, Arizona 85711-4574

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  34. Everest College-Mesa

    5416 East Baseline Ste. 200, Mesa, Arizona 85206

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  35. Brown Mackie College-Phoenix

    13430 N Black Canyon Ste. 190, Phoenix, Arizona 85029

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Accounting Employment

Arizona 64,030
National 3,526,740

Of all of the accounting professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Arizona

70,160 70,350 72,210 69,290 64,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of accounting professionals is shrinking in Arizona. In Arizona, 6,130 less accounting professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of accounting has shrunk by 9% in Arizona. This decline is faster 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 Arizona

$43,305 $40,020 $41,932 $43,813 $46,102
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of accounting professionals is declining, the salaries paid to accounting professionals are increasing in Arizona. The mean salary for accounting professionals in 2006 was $43,305 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $46,102 per year.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$28,493
25th percentile
$34,868
50th percentile
$43,592
75th percentile
$54,565
90th percentile
$67,013

Thus, there was a 6% growth in accounting professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Arizona state, within the field of accounting, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid accounting professionals earn 135% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Arizona

Accounting
$46,102
Business
$88,980
Business Administration
$78,543
Finance
$74,199
Forensic Accounting
$55,333
Small Business
$102,650

In Arizona, 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 Arizona

associate
23
bachelor
13
master
9
doctor
0
Certificate
27
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As the number of accounting professionals is decreasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 35 accredited accounting schools in Arizona state is decreasing. In Arizona, there were 2,553 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,263 graduates from accounting courses in 2010.

This represents a 51% decrease in the number of accounting degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned a undergraduate certificate in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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