Accounting Schools
In Olympia, Washington

There is only one accounting school in Olympia for faculty to choose from. The trends in Olympia'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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Olympia Vs. Washington Accounting Employment

Olympia 3,280
Washington 79,230

Of the 79,230 accounting professionals employed in Washington State, 3,280 work in Olympia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Olympia, there has been a 8% decline in the number of accounting professionals. As the number of accounting professionals in Olympia has decreased, overall employment in Olympia has increased.

Olympia Vs. Washington Accounting employment growth

83,940 87,950 90,860 84,720 79,230
3,550 3,790 3,610 3,510 3,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Olympia

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Olympia

$43,158 $43,372 $43,162 $44,190 $45,127
$40,840 $42,390 $44,440 $45,570 $46,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Olympia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Olympia

As the number of accounting professionals in Olympia has shrunk, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 Olympia accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $45,127. Accounting professionals in Olympia made a yearly average salary of $43,158, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Olympia.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Olympia

10th percentile
$31,898
25th percentile
$36,498
50th percentile
$43,373
75th percentile
$53,482
90th percentile
$61,895

Accounting professionals in Olympia earn a median salary of $43,373 per year. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 94%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,898 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $61,895 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Olympia

Accounting
$45,127
Forensic Accounting
$56,730
Finance
$62,683
Business
$83,488
Business Administration
$98,405
Small Business
$107,610

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Olympia

1

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

Accounting Programs Offered In Olympia

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Olympia's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Olympia

associate
9
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total13

Approximately 13 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Olympia, Washington

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