Accounting Schools
In Columbus, Georgia

In Columbus, there are 3 accounting 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 Columbus, 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

Columbus Vs. Georgia Accounting Employment

Columbus 2,650
Georgia 103,210

Of the 103,210 accounting professionals employed in Georgia, 2,650 work in Columbus. The number of accounting professionals in Columbus has shrunk by 12% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of accounting professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Georgia Accounting employment growth

101,960 104,760 112,660 107,070 103,210
3,020 3,000 2,810 2,860 2,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$38,128 $38,732 $40,600 $41,227 $41,908
$31,920 $33,210 $35,050 $36,680 $37,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

Salaries for accounting professionals in Columbus have increased. In 2010 Columbus accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $41,908. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for accounting professionals in Columbus was $38,128 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Columbus

10th percentile
$28,367
25th percentile
$33,102
50th percentile
$39,620
75th percentile
$47,603
90th percentile
$59,533

Accounting professionals in Columbus earn a median salary of $39,620 per year. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 110%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,367 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $59,533 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Columbus

Accounting
$41,908
Forensic Accounting
$63,765
Finance
$69,751
Business Administration
$78,760
Business
$82,713
Small Business
$88,770

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Columbus

3

Many of Columbus' accounting professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited accounting schools in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

Columbus' accounting schools offer 5 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Columbus

associate
31
bachelor
42
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
8
Total82

In 2010 approximately 82 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Georgia

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