Accounting Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There are 12 accounting schools in Philadelphia for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Philadelphia, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting
  • PhD degree in Accounting


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Accounting Employment

Philadelphia 55,610
Pennsylvania 153,760

Exactly 55,610 of Pennsylvania's 153,760 accounting professionals work in Philadelphia. There has been a 6% decline in the number of accounting professionals in Philadelphia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for accounting professionals in Philadelphia has decreased, overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Accounting employment growth

163,310 162,950 159,510 153,280 153,760
59,250 59,080 57,100 55,910 55,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$43,035 $46,203 $47,977 $49,440 $51,170
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

Salaries for accounting professionals in Philadelphia have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,170 per year was earned by accounting professionals in Philadelphia. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for accounting professionals in Philadelphia was $43,035 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Philadelphia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Philadelphia

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Accounting professionals in Philadelphia earn a median salary of $48,217 per year. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 138%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,120 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $76,448 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Philadelphia


Many of Philadelphia's accounting professionals are graduates of one of the 12 accredited accounting schools in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Philadelphia


Philadelphia's accounting schools offer 18 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Philadelphia


In 2010 approximately 633 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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