Accounting Schools
In Seattle, Washington

Accounting faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accounting schools in Seattle. The trends in Seattle'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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Accounting Employment

Seattle 39,240
Washington 79,230

Of the 79,230 accounting professionals employed in Washington State, 39,240 work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of accounting professionals in Seattle has shrunk by 11%. As the number of accounting professionals in Seattle has decreased, overall employment in Seattle has increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Accounting employment growth

83,940 87,950 90,860 84,720 79,230
43,860 46,500 48,060 43,230 39,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$44,587 $46,310 $46,833 $47,615 $50,485
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 Seattle accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $50,485. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Seattle made an average salary of $44,587 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$33,853
25th percentile
$39,955
50th percentile
$47,738
75th percentile
$58,178
90th percentile
$70,422

Accounting professionals make a median salary of $47,738 per year in Seattle. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 108%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,853 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,422 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Seattle

Accounting
$50,485
Forensic Accounting
$63,473
Finance
$75,890
Business
$106,333
Business Administration
$123,000
Small Business
$144,300

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Seattle

6

There are 6 accredited accounting schools in the city. Many of Seattle's accounting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Accounting Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
2
bachelor
3
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total12

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

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Seattle

associate
19
bachelor
250
master
100
doctor
0
Certificate
69
Total438

In 2010 approximately 438 students completed accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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