Accounting Schools In West Virginia

There are 26 accredited accounting schools in West Virginia for faculty who teach accounting classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in accounting in the state of West Virginia, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Alderson Broaddus College

    101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, West Virginia 26416-2035

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  2. Mountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

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  3. Bethany College in Bethany

    Bethany, West Virginia 26032

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  4. Bluefield State College

    219 Rock St, Bluefield, West Virginia 24701

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  5. University of Charleston

    2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, West Virginia 25304

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  6. Davis & Elkins College

    100 Campus Dr, Elkins, West Virginia 26241-3996

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  7. Fairmont State University

    1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554-2470

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  8. Huntington Junior College

    900 Fifth Ave, Huntington, West Virginia 25701

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  9. Marshall University

    1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

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  10. Mountain State College

    1508 Spring St, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101-3993

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  11. Ohio Valley University

    #1 Campus View Drive, Vienna, West Virginia 26105-8000

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  12. Salem International University

    223 W Main St, Salem, West Virginia 26426

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  13. Shepherd University

    301 N. King St, Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443-3210

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  14. Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College

    Dempsey Branch Road, Mount Gay, West Virginia 25637

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  15. West Virginia State University

    Rte 25, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

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  16. West Virginia University Institute of Technology

    405 Fayette Pike, Montgomery, West Virginia 25136

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  17. West Virginia Wesleyan College

    59 College Ave, Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-2994

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  18. West Virginia Business College-Wheeling

    1052 Main St, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

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  19. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

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  20. Wheeling Jesuit University

    316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

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  21. Garnet Career Center

    422 Dickinson St, Charleston, West Virginia 25301

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  22. Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College

    316 Eastern Drive, Moorefield, West Virginia 26836-0000

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  23. Mountwest Community and Technical College

    1 John Marshall Way, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

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  24. Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College

    103 Cole Complex, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

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  25. American Public University System

    111 W Congress St, Charles Town, West Virginia 25414

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  26. Strayer University-West Virginia

    100 Corporate Center Dr, Scott Depot, West Virginia 25560

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Accounting Employment

West Virginia 16,040
National 3,526,740

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

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In West Virginia

18,340 17,560 17,560 16,910 16,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of accounting professionals is shrinking in West Virginia. 2,300 less accounting professionals were working in West Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of accounting professionals has shrunk by 13%. This is faster 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 West Virginia

$33,547 $34,452 $35,410 $36,632 $38,267
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In West Virginia, as the number of accounting professionals is declining, the salaries earned by accounting professionals are increasing. The mean salary for accounting professionals in 2006 was $33,547 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $38,267 per year.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in West Virginia

10th percentile
$22,867
25th percentile
$27,645
50th percentile
$35,127
75th percentile
$46,092
90th percentile
$57,223

This represents a 12% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 150% 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 West Virginia.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Accounting
$38,267
Business
$70,801
Business Administration
$66,553
Finance
$59,921
Forensic Accounting
$54,020
Small Business
$78,500

In West Virginia, 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 West Virginia

associate
11
bachelor
16
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total38

As the number of accounting professionals is decreasing in West Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 26 accredited accounting schools in West Virginia state is increasing. In 2006, 341 students graduated from accounting courses in West Virginia. And in 2010, 398 students graduated.

This represents a 17% increase in the number of accounting degree or certificate school graduates in West Virginia state. 42% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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