Accounting Schools
In Independence, Missouri

There is only one accounting school in Independence for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting education in Independence, which includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting


Statistics

Professional Trends

Independence Vs. Missouri Accounting Employment

Independence 29,530
Missouri 74,010

Of the 74,010 accounting professionals employed in Missouri, 29,530 work in Independence. Between 2006 and 2010, in Independence, there has been a 6% decline in the number of accounting professionals. As the number of accounting professionals in Independence has decreased, overall employment in Independence has increased.

Independence Vs. Missouri Accounting employment growth

76,720 80,740 79,020 77,630 74,010
31,250 32,160 31,570 30,510 29,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Independence

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Independence

$42,382 $40,325 $41,557 $42,110 $42,437
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Independence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Independence

In Independence, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. Independence accounting professionals made $42,437 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for accounting professionals in Independence was $42,382 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Independence.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Independence

10th percentile
$27,017
25th percentile
$33,143
50th percentile
$40,740
75th percentile
$50,053
90th percentile
$60,687

Accounting professionals in Independence earn a median salary of $40,740 per year. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,017 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,687 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Independence

Accounting
$42,437
Forensic Accounting
$57,497
Finance
$74,314
Business
$86,592
Business Administration
$90,440
Small Business
$101,100

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Independence

1

Many of Independence's accounting professionals are graduates of the only accredited accounting school in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Independence

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

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

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Independence

associate
2
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

In 2010 approximately 7 students completed accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Independence, Missouri

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