Accounting Schools
In Sumter, South Carolina

Accounting faculty can choose to work at only one accounting school in Sumter. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in accounting in the city of Sumter, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting


Professional Trends

Sumter Vs. South Carolina Accounting Employment

Sumter 740
South Carolina 45,210

Exactly 740 of the 45,210 accounting professionals employed in South Carolina, work in Sumter. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of accounting professionals in Sumter has shrunk by 3%. As the number of accounting professionals in Sumter has decreased, overall employment in Sumter has increased.

Sumter Vs. South Carolina Accounting employment growth

46,860 46,750 47,900 46,170 45,210
760 640 720 720 740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Sumter

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Sumter

$30,528 $30,960 $34,540 $37,238 $37,758
$29,910 $30,280 $31,550 $33,180 $33,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Sumter
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sumter

As the number of accounting professionals in Sumter has shrunk, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. Sumter accounting professionals made $37,758 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for accounting professionals in Sumter was $30,528 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Sumter is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Sumter

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Accounting professionals in Sumter earn a median salary of $37,540 per year. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 126%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,518 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $53,248 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Sumter

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

On average accounting professional salaries in Sumter are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Sumter


Many of Sumter's accounting professionals are graduates of the only accredited accounting school in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Sumter


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

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Sumter


Approximately 20 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Sumter, South Carolina

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