Accounting Schools
In Portland, Oregon

Accounting faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accounting schools in Portland. The trends in Portland'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
  • Masters degree in Accounting


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Accounting Employment

Portland 27,620
Oregon 45,120

Of the 45,120 accounting professionals employed in Oregon, 27,620 work in Portland. There has been a 1% decline in the number of accounting professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for accounting professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Accounting employment growth

46,400 46,760 47,350 45,920 45,120
27,940 28,740 29,560 28,760 27,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$43,163 $44,243 $46,682 $47,743 $47,688
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

In Portland, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $47,688 per year was earned by accounting professionals in Portland. The average salary for accounting professionals in Portland was $43,163 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Portland

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Accounting professionals make a median salary of $46,578 per year in Portland. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 103%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,198 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,362 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Portland

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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


Many of Portland's accounting professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited accounting schools in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's accounting schools offer 12 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Portland


Approximately 321 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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