Accounting Schools
In Santa Monica, California

The city of Santa Monica has only one school where accounting faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting education in Santa Monica, which includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting


Professional Trends

Santa Monica Vs. California Accounting Employment

Santa Monica 116,390
California 401,280

Exactly 116,390 of California's 401,280 accounting professionals work in Santa Monica. Between 2006 and 2010, in Santa Monica, there has been a 11% decline in the number of accounting professionals. As the number of accounting professionals in Santa Monica has decreased, overall employment in Santa Monica has increased.

Santa Monica Vs. California Accounting employment growth

428,540 433,990 429,640 404,880 401,280
130,510 136,120 128,040 122,680 116,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Monica

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Santa Monica

$47,737 $50,945 $52,608 $52,720 $51,105
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Santa Monica
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Monica

In Santa Monica, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. Santa Monica accounting professionals made $51,105 per year, on average, in 2010. Accounting professionals in Santa Monica made a yearly average salary of $47,737, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Santa Monica is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Santa Monica

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Accounting professionals in Santa Monica make a median yearly salary of $48,453. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 137%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,757 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $75,412 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Santa Monica

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

Santa Monica accounting professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Santa Monica


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

Accounting Programs Offered In Santa Monica


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Santa Monica's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Santa Monica


Approximately 43 students graduated from accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Santa Monica, California

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