Accounting Schools
In Columbus, Indiana

In Columbus, there are 2 accounting schools where accounting faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting education in Columbus, which includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Indiana Accounting Employment

Columbus 980
Indiana 70,990

Exactly 980 of the 70,990 accounting professionals employed in Indiana, work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of accounting professionals in Columbus has grown by 10%. As the employment for accounting professionals in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Indiana Accounting employment growth

75,710 76,840 76,480 73,440 70,990
890 960 1,010 1,060 980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$36,125 $35,920 $38,693 $39,675 $39,020
$36,540 $38,060 $39,600 $41,060 $41,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

As the number of accounting professionals in Columbus has grown, salaries for accounting professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $39,020 per year was earned by accounting professionals in Columbus. Accounting professionals in Columbus made a yearly average salary of $36,125, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Columbus

10th percentile
$23,918
25th percentile
$29,892
50th percentile
$36,612
75th percentile
$44,925
90th percentile
$54,878

Columbus accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $36,612. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 129%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,918 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $54,878 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Columbus

Accounting
$39,020
Forensic Accounting
$62,060
Finance
$88,300
Business Administration
$102,430
Business
$106,966
Small Business
$120,840

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Columbus

2

There are 2 accredited accounting schools in the city. Many of Columbus' accounting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Accounting Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total4

Columbus' accounting schools offer 4 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Columbus

associate
19
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total23

In 2010 approximately 23 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Indiana

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