Accounting Schools
In Lakewood, Washington

The city of Lakewood has 2 schools where accounting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Lakewood, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lakewood Vs. Washington Accounting Employment

Lakewood 7,260
Washington 79,230

Exactly 7,260 of the 79,230 accounting professionals employed in Washington State, work in Lakewood. There has been a 6% growth in the number of accounting professionals in Lakewood between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of accounting professionals in Lakewood has increased, overall employment in Lakewood has also increased.

Lakewood Vs. Washington Accounting employment growth

83,940 87,950 90,860 84,720 79,230
6,850 6,710 6,840 7,020 7,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Lakewood

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Lakewood

$44,284 $43,808 $46,792 $43,347 $44,558
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Lakewood
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lakewood

In Lakewood, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 Lakewood accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,558. Accounting professionals in Lakewood made a yearly average salary of $44,284, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lakewood.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Lakewood

10th percentile
$30,480
25th percentile
$35,872
50th percentile
$42,998
75th percentile
$52,202
90th percentile
$60,482

Accounting professionals make a median salary of $42,998 per year in Lakewood. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,480 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 98% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Lakewood

Accounting
$44,558
Forensic Accounting
$58,545
Finance
$65,799
Business
$91,950
Business Administration
$114,260
Small Business
$130,440

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Lakewood

2

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

Accounting Programs Offered In Lakewood

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

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

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Lakewood

associate
16
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
8
Total24

In 2010 approximately 24 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Lakewood, Washington

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