Accounting Schools
In Bellingham, Washington

The city of Bellingham has 3 schools where accounting faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in accounting in the city of Bellingham, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bellingham Vs. Washington Accounting Employment

Bellingham 2,110
Washington 79,230

Exactly 2,110 of the 79,230 accounting professionals employed in Washington State, work in Bellingham. There has been a 16% decline in the number of accounting professionals in Bellingham between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Bellingham has also decreased.

Bellingham Vs. Washington Accounting employment growth

83,940 87,950 90,860 84,720 79,230
2,510 2,640 2,710 2,410 2,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Bellingham

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Bellingham

$37,805 $39,132 $39,900 $41,682 $41,785
$36,260 $37,990 $39,340 $39,870 $41,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Bellingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bellingham

In Bellingham, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. Bellingham accounting professionals made $41,785 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for accounting professionals in Bellingham was $37,805 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Bellingham is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Bellingham

10th percentile
$28,060
25th percentile
$33,982
50th percentile
$40,182
75th percentile
$48,635
90th percentile
$58,182

Accounting professionals in Bellingham make a median yearly salary of $40,182. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,060 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 107% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Bellingham

Accounting
$41,785
Forensic Accounting
$53,210
Finance
$61,304
Business
$96,953
Business Administration
$100,995
Small Business
$120,450

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Bellingham

3

There are 3 accredited accounting schools in the city. Many of Bellingham's accounting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Accounting Programs Offered In Bellingham

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total7

Bellingham's accounting schools offer 7 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Bellingham

associate
10
bachelor
90
master
11
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total118

In 2010 approximately 118 students completed accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Bellingham, Washington

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