Accounting Schools In South Dakota

South Dakota has 19 accredited accounting schools where accounting faculty who teach accounting classes can find employment. The trends in South Dakota's accounting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Augustana College in Sioux Falls

    2001 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57197-0001

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  2. Black Hills State University

    1200 University St, Spearfish, South Dakota 57799-9500

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  3. Kilian Community College

    300 E. 6th Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57103-7020

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  4. Dakota State University

    820 N Washington, Madison, South Dakota 57042-1799

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  5. Mitchell Technical Institute

    821 N Capital St, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301

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  6. Mount Marty College

    1105 W. 8th Street, Yankton, South Dakota 57078-3724

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  7. National American University-Rapid City

    321 Kansas City Street, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701-3692

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  8. National American University-Sioux Falls

    5801 South Corporate Place, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108-4293

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  9. Northern State University

    1200 S Jay St, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-7198

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  10. Oglala Lakota College

    490 Piya Wiconi Road, Kyle, South Dakota 57752-0490

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  11. Sinte Gleska University

    E. Highway 18, 101 Antelope Lake Circle, Mission, South Dakota 57555-0105

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  12. University of Sioux Falls

    1101 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105-1699

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  13. Sisseton Wahpeton College

    BIA Rd 700, Sisseton, South Dakota 57262

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  14. Southeast Technical Institute

    2320 N Career Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57107-1301

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  15. University of South Dakota

    414 E Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2390

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  16. Western Dakota Technical Institute

    800 Mickelson Dr, Rapid City, South Dakota 57703-4018

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  17. Colorado Technical University in Sioux Falls

    3901 W 59th St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108-2272

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  18. National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension

    1000 Ellsworth Street Suite 2400-B, Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota 57706

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  19. Globe University-Sioux Falls

    5101 S Broadband Ln, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Accounting Employment

South Dakota 15,120
National 3,526,740

Of all of the accounting professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in South Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In South Dakota

14,600 14,960 14,930 14,690 15,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In South Dakota, accounting is a growing field. In South Dakota, 520 more accounting professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of accounting professionals has grown by 4%. This is slower than the trend for accounting professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of accounting professionals has shrunk by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$32,450 $34,050 $35,932 $36,232 $36,962
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
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As the number of accounting professionals is growing, the salaries paid to accounting professionals are increasing in South Dakota. In 2006 accounting professionals made a mean salary of $32,450 per year, and in 2010 they made $36,962 per year.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in South Dakota

10th percentile
$26,813
25th percentile
$30,513
50th percentile
$35,823
75th percentile
$42,125
90th percentile
$49,400

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 84% pay differential between the highest paid accounting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of accounting in South Dakota.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Accounting
$36,962
Business
$79,551
Business Administration
$79,433
Finance
$66,649
Forensic Accounting
$59,470
Small Business
$105,510

In South Dakota, accounting professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota

associate
13
bachelor
17
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total32

As the number of accounting professionals is increasing in South Dakota state, the number of students graduating from the 19 accredited accounting schools in South Dakota state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 282 accounting graduates from accounting courses in South Dakota and in 2010 there were 205 graduates.

This represents a 27% decrease in the number of accounting degree or certificate school graduates in South Dakota state. Most of these graduates, or 53%, earned a bachelor's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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