Finance Schools In Alabama

Finance classes faculty can choose to work at one of 19 accredited finance schools in Alabama. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in finance in the state of Alabama, which encompasses finance training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Alabama A & M University

    4900 Meridian St, Normal, Alabama 35762

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Alabama in Huntsville

    301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 35899

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Alabama State University

    915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0271

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Auburn University at Montgomery

    7440 East Drive, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3596

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Jefferson State Community College

    2601 Carson Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35215-3098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. University of Montevallo

    Station 6001, Montevallo, Alabama 35115-6000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of North Alabama

    One Harrison Plaza, Florence, Alabama 35632-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Oakwood University

    7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Talladega College

    627 W Battle St, Talladega, Alabama 35160

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Troy University

    University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Strayer Alabama

    3570 Grandview Pkwy Ste 200, Birmingham, Alabama 35243

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  19. University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus

    100 Corporate Dr Ste 150, Birmingham, Alabama 35242-2982

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Finance Employment

Alabama 26,030
National 2,457,330

Of all of the finance professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In Alabama

26,610 26,650 26,580 25,510 26,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, finance is a shrinking field. In Alabama, 580 less finance professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of finance has shrunk by 2% in Alabama. This decline is faster than the change in the number of finance professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of finance professionals has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Finance VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$60,497 $55,071 $64,586 $66,177 $67,735
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of finance professionals is declining, the salaries paid to finance professionals are increasing in Alabama. Finance professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $60,497 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $67,735 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$37,261
25th percentile
$46,375
50th percentile
$61,284
75th percentile
$83,409
90th percentile
$90,215

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of finance, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid finance professionals earning 142% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Alabama state.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Alabama

Accounting
$43,103
Business
$92,854
Business Administration
$85,517
Business Management
$102,474
Finance
$67,735
International Business
$89,477
Marketing
$85,588
Risk Management
$73,347
Small Business
$102,690

In Alabama, finance professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Finance programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
1
bachelor
24
master
5
doctor
3
Certificate
1
Total34

The number of students graduating from the 19 accredited finance schools in Alabama is increasing. In 2006, 132 students graduated from finance courses in Alabama. And in 2010, 993 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of finance school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama by 652%. 71% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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