Accounting Schools
In Ruston, Louisiana

The city of Ruston has only one 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 Ruston, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting


Professional Trends

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Accounting Employment

Ruston 1,870
Louisiana 49,210

Of the 49,210 accounting professionals employed in Louisiana, 1,870 work in Ruston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of accounting professionals in Ruston has shrunk by 2%. As the employment for accounting professionals in Ruston has decreased, overall employment in Ruston has also decreased.

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Accounting employment growth

48,980 47,950 48,920 48,870 49,210
1,910 1,760 1,950 No data 1,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Ruston

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Ruston

$28,770 $28,962 $30,100 No data $32,590
$28,130 $29,380 $30,820 No data $33,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Ruston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ruston

As the number of accounting professionals in Ruston has shrunk, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 accounting professionals in Ruston reportedly earned an average salary of $32,590 per year. Accounting professionals in Ruston made a yearly average salary of $28,770, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Ruston.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Ruston

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Accounting professionals in Ruston earn a median salary of $29,696 per year. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 139%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $21,466 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $51,208 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Ruston

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Ruston


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

Accounting Programs Offered In Ruston


Ruston's accounting schools offer 2 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Ruston


In 2010 approximately 46 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Ruston, Louisiana

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