Accounting Schools
In Portland, Maine

In Portland, there is only one accounting school where accounting faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in accounting in the city of Portland, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Maine Accounting Employment

Portland 4,470
Maine 14,330

Exactly 4,470 of the 14,330 accounting professionals employed in Maine, work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of accounting professionals in Portland has shrunk by 4%. As the employment for accounting professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Maine Accounting employment growth

13,870 13,280 14,030 13,930 14,330
4,680 4,680 4,860 4,680 4,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$36,983 $43,066 $38,685 $43,375 $41,442
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of accounting professionals in Portland has shrunk, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 accounting professionals in Portland reportedly earned an average salary of $41,442 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Portland made an average salary of $36,983 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Portland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$29,124
25th percentile
$33,480
50th percentile
$39,120
75th percentile
$46,740
90th percentile
$57,166

Accounting professionals in Portland make a median yearly salary of $39,120. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 96%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,124 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,166 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Portland

Accounting
$41,442
Forensic Accounting
$55,280
Finance
$71,346
Business Administration
$80,445
Business
$86,713
Small Business
$93,300

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Portland

1

There is only one accredited accounting school in the city. Many of Portland's accounting professionals are graduates of this school.

Accounting Programs Offered In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

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

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
33
master
11
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total44

Approximately 44 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Portland, Maine

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