Accounting Schools
In Santa Clara, California

Accounting faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accounting schools in Santa Clara. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Santa Clara, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting


Professional Trends

Santa Clara Vs. California Accounting Employment

Santa Clara 25,130
California 401,280

Of the 401,280 accounting professionals employed in California, 25,130 work in Santa Clara. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of accounting professionals in Santa Clara has shrunk by 1%. Overall employment in Santa Clara has also decreased.

Santa Clara Vs. California Accounting employment growth

428,540 433,990 429,640 404,880 401,280
25,290 24,510 26,090 25,890 25,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Clara

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Santa Clara

$57,563 $57,158 $62,270 $60,970 $63,372
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Santa Clara
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Clara

In Santa Clara, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $63,372 per year was earned by accounting professionals in Santa Clara. The average salary for accounting professionals in Santa Clara was $57,563 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Santa Clara is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Santa Clara

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Santa Clara accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $62,065. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,792 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 149% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Santa Clara

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

On average accounting professionals in Santa Clara earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Santa Clara.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Santa Clara


Many of Santa Clara's accounting professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited accounting schools in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Santa Clara


Santa Clara's accounting schools offer 4 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Santa Clara


Approximately 170 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Santa Clara, California

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