Accounting Schools
In West Des Moines, Iowa

In West Des Moines, there is only one accounting school where accounting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in West Des Moines, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the accounting bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

West Des Moines Vs. Iowa Accounting Employment

West Des Moines 9,390
Iowa 36,930

Exactly 9,390 of Iowa's 36,930 accounting professionals work in West Des Moines. There has been a 7% decline in the number of accounting professionals in West Des Moines between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for accounting professionals in West Des Moines has decreased, overall employment in West Des Moines has increased.

West Des Moines Vs. Iowa Accounting employment growth

39,770 39,210 39,310 38,320 36,930
10,090 10,060 9,970 9,780 9,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: West Des Moines

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in West Des Moines

$36,422 $41,958 $43,247 $43,965 $48,302
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in West Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Des Moines

As the number of accounting professionals in West Des Moines has shrunk, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 West Des Moines accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $48,302. The average salary for accounting professionals in West Des Moines was $36,422 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in West Des Moines is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in West Des Moines

10th percentile
$32,608
25th percentile
$38,278
50th percentile
$46,204
75th percentile
$55,706
90th percentile
$67,222

West Des Moines accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,204. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,608 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 106% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in West Des Moines

Accounting
$48,302
Forensic Accounting
$59,670
Finance
$66,823
Business
$88,617
Business Administration
$101,495
Small Business
$115,050

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in West Des Moines

1

Many of West Des Moines' accounting professionals are graduates of the only accredited accounting school in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In West Des Moines

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in accounting offered by West Des Moines' accounting school.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In West Des Moines

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

In 2010 approximately 1 students completed accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in West Des Moines, Iowa

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