Accounting Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

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

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Accounting Employment

Lafayette 4,360
Louisiana 49,210

Of the 49,210 accounting professionals employed in Louisiana, 4,360 work in Lafayette. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of accounting professionals in Lafayette has grown by 16%. Overall employment in Lafayette has decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Accounting employment growth

48,980 47,950 48,920 48,870 49,210
3,760 3,690 4,230 4,430 4,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$28,256 $31,912 $33,628 $35,242 $36,270
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

In Lafayette, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 Lafayette accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $36,270. The average salary for accounting professionals in Lafayette was $28,256 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Lafayette is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Lafayette

10th percentile
$24,490
25th percentile
$28,740
50th percentile
$34,182
75th percentile
$41,276
90th percentile
$53,296

Accounting professionals make a median salary of $34,182 per year in Lafayette. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,490 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 118% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Lafayette

Accounting
$36,270
Forensic Accounting
$46,170
Finance
$61,702
Business Administration
$84,550
Business
$93,334
Small Business
$101,640

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Lafayette

2

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

Accounting Programs Offered In Lafayette

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total4

Lafayette's accounting schools offer 4 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Lafayette

associate
9
bachelor
62
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
121
Total192

Approximately 192 students graduated from accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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