Small Business Schools In Montana

Small Business classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited small business schools in Montana. The trends in Montana's small business academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in small business includes small business training at the following levels:

  • Small Business Certificate
  • Associates degree in Small Business


Schools

  1. Blackfeet Community College

    Highway 2 & 89, Browning, Montana 59417-0819

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  2. Flathead Valley Community College

    777 Grandview Dr, Kalispell, Montana 59901

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  3. Miles Community College

    2715 Dickinson Street, Miles City, Montana 59301-4774

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  4. The University of Montana

    Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Small Business Employment

Montana 5,070
National 1,708,080

Of all of the small business professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Montana.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Montana

9,390 7,340 6,440 5,990 5,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Small Business is a shrinking field in Montana. In Montana, 4,320 less small business professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of small business professionals has shrunk by 46%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of small business professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of small business professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Montana

$65,720 $72,360 $77,280 $79,210 $80,850
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to small business professionals are growing in Montana. Small business professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $65,720 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $80,850 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Montana

10th percentile
$33,770
25th percentile
$49,500
50th percentile
$70,280
75th percentile
$97,640
90th percentile
$137,910

Thus, there was a 19% growth in small business professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Montana state, within the field of small business, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid small business professionals earn 308% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Montana

Accounting
$38,875
Advertising
$50,228
Business Administration
$71,197
Business Management
$75,271
Finance
$59,918
Forensic Accounting
$53,263
Hospitality
$29,567
Human Resources
$52,990
International Business
$64,998
Management
$65,148
Marketing
$64,982
Project Management
$65,264
Property Management
$31,330
Restaurant Management
$45,640
Risk Management
$73,437
Small Business
$80,850

In Montana, small business professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Montana

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total7

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited small business schools in Montana is increasing. In 2006, 1 students graduated from small business courses in Montana. And in 2010, 16 students graduated.

This represents a 1500% increase in the number of small business degree or certificate school graduates in Montana state. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned an associate's degree in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Montana

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