Accounting Schools
In Fairfield, Connecticut

Accounting faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accounting schools in Fairfield. The trends in Fairfield's accounting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting


Professional Trends

Fairfield Vs. Connecticut Accounting Employment

Fairfield 13,390
Connecticut 45,170

Exactly 13,390 of the 45,170 accounting professionals employed in Connecticut, work in Fairfield. There has been a 28% decline in the number of accounting professionals in Fairfield between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Fairfield has also decreased.

Fairfield Vs. Connecticut Accounting employment growth

55,000 55,270 52,680 47,750 45,170
18,710 18,320 17,200 14,210 13,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfield

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Fairfield

$51,178 $50,058 $54,020 $56,022 $53,658
$50,920 $53,050 $55,160 $57,340 $58,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Fairfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfield

In Fairfield, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. Fairfield accounting professionals made $53,658 per year, on average, in 2010. Accounting professionals in Fairfield made a yearly average salary of $51,178, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fairfield.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Fairfield

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Accounting professionals in Fairfield earn a median salary of $51,628 per year. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 136%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,882 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,455 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Fairfield

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

On average accounting professionals in Fairfield earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Fairfield.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Fairfield


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

Accounting Programs Offered In Fairfield


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Fairfield's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Fairfield


Approximately 129 students graduated from accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Fairfield, Connecticut

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