Accounting Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

There are 2 accounting schools in Columbia 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 Columbia, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Accounting Employment

Columbia 1,860
Missouri 74,010

Of the 74,010 accounting professionals employed in Missouri, 1,860 work in Columbia. The number of accounting professionals in Columbia has grown by 22% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of accounting professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Accounting employment growth

76,720 80,740 79,020 77,630 74,010
1,520 1,660 1,940 1,870 1,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$34,033 $36,780 $31,728 $31,768 $33,965
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for accounting professionals in Columbia have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $33,965 per year was earned by accounting professionals in Columbia. Accounting professionals in Columbia made a yearly average salary of $34,033, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Columbia

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Accounting professionals make a median salary of $32,612 per year in Columbia. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 127%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $21,360 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $48,462 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Columbia

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Columbia


Many of Columbia's accounting professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited accounting schools in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Columbia


Columbia's accounting schools offer 5 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 461 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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