Accounting Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

There are 7 accounting schools in Atlanta for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in accounting in the city of Atlanta, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Accounting Employment

Atlanta 65,590
Georgia 103,210

Exactly 65,590 of Georgia's 103,210 accounting professionals work in Atlanta. Between 2006 and 2010, in Atlanta, there has been a 3% growth in the number of accounting professionals. As the number of accounting professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Accounting employment growth

101,960 104,760 112,660 107,070 103,210
63,590 65,540 71,460 67,820 65,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$42,570 $44,865 $47,097 $49,090 $49,582
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

As the number of accounting professionals in Atlanta has grown, salaries for accounting professionals have also increased. In 2010 Atlanta accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $49,582. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Atlanta made an average salary of $42,570 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Atlanta is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Atlanta

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90th percentile

Accounting professionals in Atlanta earn a median salary of $47,092 per year. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,850 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 148% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

Accounting professional salaries in Atlanta are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Atlanta


There are 7 accredited accounting schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's accounting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Accounting Programs Offered In Atlanta


There are a total of 16 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Atlanta's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Atlanta


Approximately 557 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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