Accounting Schools
In Spearfish, South Dakota

The city of Spearfish 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 Spearfish, which includes accounting training at the accounting bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Spearfish Vs. South Dakota Accounting Employment

Spearfish 1,330
South Dakota 15,120

Of the 15,120 accounting professionals employed in South Dakota, 1,330 work in Spearfish. There has been a 5% growth in the number of accounting professionals in Spearfish between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for accounting professionals in Spearfish has increased, overall employment in Spearfish has also increased.

Spearfish Vs. South Dakota Accounting employment growth

14,600 14,960 14,930 14,690 15,120
1,270 1,230 1,240 No data 1,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Spearfish

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Spearfish

$27,948 $29,123 $30,043 No data $32,402
$27,810 $28,740 $30,120 No data $31,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Spearfish
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Spearfish

In Spearfish, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 Spearfish accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $32,402. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Spearfish made an average salary of $27,948 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Spearfish.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Spearfish

10th percentile
$24,834
25th percentile
$28,464
50th percentile
$32,032
75th percentile
$36,498
90th percentile
$41,320

Spearfish accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $32,032. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,834 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 66% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Spearfish

Accounting
$32,402
Forensic Accounting
$49,020
Finance
$63,633
Business
$64,420
Business Administration
$73,990
Small Business
$89,320

Accounting professional salaries in Spearfish are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Spearfish

1

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

Accounting Programs Offered In Spearfish

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in accounting offered by Spearfish's accounting school.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Spearfish

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

In 2010 approximately 7 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Spearfish, South Dakota

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