Business Schools
In Hickory, North Carolina

The city of Hickory has 2 schools where business faculty can find employment. The trends in Hickory's business academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes business training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Business Employment

Hickory 3,250
North Carolina 116,690

Of the 116,690 business professionals employed in North Carolina, 3,250 work in Hickory. The number of business professionals in Hickory has shrunk by 16% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of business professionals in Hickory has decreased, overall employment in Hickory has also decreased.

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Business employment growth

119,490 122,790 123,880 119,400 116,690
3,850 3,740 3,640 3,520 3,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Hickory

Business VS. All professions salaries in Hickory

$76,091 $84,061 $84,934 $87,589 $84,824
$31,780 $33,060 $34,190 $35,020 $35,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Business in Hickory
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hickory

Salaries for business professionals in Hickory have increased. Hickory business professionals made $84,824 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for business professionals in Hickory was $76,091 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Hickory.

Salary percentiles for Business professionals in Hickory

10th percentile
$49,179
25th percentile
$60,046
50th percentile
$63,963
75th percentile
$83,510
90th percentile
$96,987

Hickory business professionals earn a median yearly salary of $63,963. The 10% of business professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $49,179 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 97% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Business professionals and related professions in Hickory

Hospitality
$27,038
Human Resources
$33,130
Hotel Management
$36,620
Accounting
$37,918
Advertising
$39,930
Restaurant Management
$48,590
Fashion Merchandising
$50,753
Forensic Accounting
$65,695
Finance
$69,928
Fashion Marketing
$71,130
Project Management
$73,230
Risk Management
$75,140
Management
$78,744
Sports Management
$81,880
Business
$84,824
Business Administration
$85,720
International Business
$93,258
Marketing
$95,557
Business Management
$102,311
Small Business
$106,090

Business professional salaries in Hickory are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Business schools in Hickory

2

There are 2 accredited business schools in the city. Many of Hickory's business professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Business Programs Offered In Hickory

associate
8
bachelor
5
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total16

There are a total of 16 degree and certificate programs in business offered by Hickory's business schools.

Student Completed Business Degrees In Hickory

associate
67
bachelor
23
master
16
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total109

Approximately 109 students completed business courses in 2010.

Business Faculty Salaries in Hickory, North Carolina

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