Accounting Schools
In Big Rapids, Michigan

The city of Big Rapids has only one school where accounting faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting education in Big Rapids, which includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting


Professional Trends

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Accounting Employment

Big Rapids 5,590
Michigan 94,030

Exactly 5,590 of Michigan's 94,030 accounting professionals work in Big Rapids. The number of accounting professionals in Big Rapids has shrunk by 21% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for accounting professionals in Big Rapids has decreased, overall employment in Big Rapids has increased.

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Accounting employment growth

108,300 106,440 109,940 102,710 94,030
7,060 7,460 7,910 No data 5,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Big Rapids

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Big Rapids

$50,276 $52,032 $40,075 No data $42,875
$34,520 $35,560 $36,690 No data $37,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Big Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Big Rapids

In Big Rapids, salaries for accounting professionals have decreased. Big Rapids accounting professionals made $42,875 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Big Rapids made an average salary of $50,276 per year. The decline in the salary of accounting professionals in Big Rapids is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Big Rapids

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Big Rapids accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $43,133. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,907 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,758 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Big Rapids

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Big Rapids


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

Accounting Programs Offered In Big Rapids


Big Rapids' accounting schools offer 4 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Big Rapids


In 2010 approximately 44 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Big Rapids, Michigan

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