Small Business Schools In Oregon

Oregon has 5 accredited small business schools where small business faculty who teach small business classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of small business and small business training in Oregon, which includes small business training at the following levels:

  • Small Business Certificate
  • Associates degree in Small Business
  • Bachelors degree in Small Business


  1. Blue Mountain Community College

    2411 NW Carden Ave, Pendleton, Oregon 97801

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  2. Mt Hood Community College

    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, Oregon 97030

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  3. Oregon Institute of Technology

    3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601-8801

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  4. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

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  5. Southwestern Oregon Community College

    1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420-2193

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Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Small Business Employment

Oregon 19,560
National 1,708,080

Of all of the small business professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Oregon state.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Oregon

19,340 19,010 19,670 19,170 19,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, the field of small business is growing. There were 220 more small business professionals working in Oregon in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of small business professionals has grown by 1%. This is slower than the trend for small business professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of small business professionals has grown by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Oregon

$94,800 $100,140 $102,440 $103,180 $102,420
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Oregon, as the number of small business professionals is growing, the salaries earned by small business professionals are increasing. Small business professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $94,800 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $102,420 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Oregon

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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 7% growth in small business professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of small business, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid small business professionals earning 243% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Oregon state.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Oregon

Business Administration
Business Management
Forensic Accounting
Human Resources
International Business
Project Management
Property Management
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Small Business

In Oregon, small business professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited small business schools in Oregon is increasing. In 2006 there were 21 small business graduates from small business courses in Oregon and in 2010 there were 34 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of small business school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon by 62%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a undergraduate certificate in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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