Business Schools
In Charleston, West Virginia

There are 3 business schools in Charleston for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in business in the city of Charleston, which encompasses business training at the following levels:

  • Business Certificate
  • Associates degree in Business
  • Bachelors degree in Business
  • Masters degree in Business


Statistics

Professional Trends

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Business Employment

Charleston 4,840
West Virginia 20,380

Exactly 4,840 of the 20,380 business professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Charleston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of business professionals in Charleston has grown by 4%. As the number of business professionals in Charleston has increased, overall employment in Charleston has also increased.

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Business employment growth

18,880 18,130 19,280 19,900 20,380
4,650 4,300 4,910 5,160 4,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Charleston

Business VS. All professions salaries in Charleston

$63,844 $67,569 $67,351 $69,151 $74,426
$33,550 $34,890 $36,120 $37,240 $37,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Business in Charleston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charleston

In Charleston, salaries for business professionals have increased. In 2010 business professionals in Charleston reportedly earned an average salary of $74,426 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for business professionals in Charleston was $63,844 per year. The growth in the salary of business professionals in Charleston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Business professionals in Charleston

10th percentile
$36,281
25th percentile
$47,940
50th percentile
$63,900
75th percentile
$76,894
90th percentile
$103,677

Business professionals make a median salary of $63,900 per year in Charleston. The 10% of business professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,281 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 186% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Business professionals and related professions in Charleston

Hospitality
$31,606
Accounting
$35,224
Human Resources
$36,240
Property Management
$37,180
Restaurant Management
$43,590
Fashion Merchandising
$47,880
Advertising
$47,933
Fashion Marketing
$57,630
Risk Management
$58,810
Hotel Management
$59,130
Forensic Accounting
$59,540
Finance
$61,445
Management
$63,113
Sports Management
$64,130
Business Administration
$71,900
Project Management
$73,843
Business
$74,426
Marketing
$75,283
International Business
$76,230
Small Business
$78,840
Business Management
$80,935

On average business professionals in Charleston earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Charleston.

Educational Trends

Business schools in Charleston

3

Many of Charleston's business professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited business schools in the city.

Business Programs Offered In Charleston

associate
2
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total7

Charleston's business schools offer 7 business degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Business Degrees In Charleston

associate
7
bachelor
35
master
53
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total99

In 2010 approximately 99 students completed business courses.

Business Faculty Salaries in Charleston, West Virginia

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