Accounting Schools In Washington DC

Accounting classes faculty can choose to work at one of 12 accredited accounting schools in Washington DC. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting training in Washington DC, which includes accounting training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. American University

    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Gallaudet University

    800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Strayer University-District of Columbia

    1133 15th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Trinity Washington University

    125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1094

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Potomac College in Washington

    4000 Chesapeake St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of Phoenix-Washington DC Campus

    25 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001-1431

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Strayer University-Global Region

    1133 15th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Accounting Employment

Washington DC 18,860
National 3,526,740

Of all of the accounting professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Washington DC

21,290 21,670 21,430 20,230 18,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Accounting is a shrinking field in Washington DC. There were 2,430 less accounting professionals working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of accounting has shrunk by 11% in Washington DC. This decline is faster than the change in the number of accounting professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of accounting professionals has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$49,745 $50,843 $54,743 $55,923 $58,880
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington DC, as the number of accounting professionals is declining, the salaries earned by accounting professionals are increasing. In 2006 accounting professionals made a mean salary of $49,745 per year, and in 2010 they made $58,880 per year.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$36,327
25th percentile
$44,525
50th percentile
$57,095
75th percentile
$70,390
90th percentile
$83,617

This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Washington DC, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of accounting. The pay differential between the highest paid accounting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 130%

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Accounting
$58,880
Business
$106,750
Business Administration
$99,853
Finance
$93,666
Forensic Accounting
$86,965
Small Business
$124,690

In Washington DC, accounting professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Accounting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
5
bachelor
11
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total23

The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited accounting schools in Washington DC is decreasing. In 2006 there were 806 accounting graduates from accounting courses in Washington DC and in 2010 there were 465 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of accounting school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC by 42%. Most of these graduates, or 48%, earned a bachelor's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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