Accounting Schools
In Washington DC

The city of Washington has 12 schools where accounting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Washington, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Accounting Employment

Washington DC 66,020
Washington DC 18,860

Exactly 66,020 of Washington DC's 18,860 accounting professionals work in Washington. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of accounting professionals in Washington has shrunk by 7%. As the employment for accounting professionals in Washington has decreased, overall employment in Washington has increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Accounting employment growth

21,290 21,670 21,430 20,230 18,860
70,810 70,010 70,620 68,250 66,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$48,825 $50,647 $53,407 $54,362 $56,202
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

In Washington, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $56,202 per year was earned by accounting professionals in Washington. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for accounting professionals in Washington was $48,825 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Washington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Washington DC

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Washington accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,952. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,447 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $82,215 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Washington DC


There are 12 accredited accounting schools in the city. Many of Washington's accounting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Accounting Programs Offered In Washington DC


There are a total of 19 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Washington's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Washington DC


Approximately 465 students graduated from accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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