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Accounting Schools
In Bridgeport, Connecticut

There are 2 accounting schools in Bridgeport for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Bridgeport, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Accounting Employment

Bridgeport 13,390
Connecticut 45,170

Exactly 13,390 of Connecticut's 45,170 accounting professionals work in Bridgeport. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of accounting professionals in Bridgeport has shrunk by 28%. Overall employment in Bridgeport has also decreased.

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Accounting employment growth

55,000 55,270 52,680 47,750 45,170
18,710 18,320 17,200 14,210 13,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: Bridgeport

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Bridgeport

$51,178 $50,058 $54,020 $56,022 $53,658
$50,920 $53,050 $55,160 $57,340 $58,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Bridgeport
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bridgeport

Salaries for accounting professionals in Bridgeport have increased. In 2010 Bridgeport accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $53,658. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Bridgeport made an average salary of $51,178 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Bridgeport is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Bridgeport

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90th percentile

Accounting professionals make a median salary of $51,628 per year in Bridgeport. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 136%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,882 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,455 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Bridgeport

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

Accounting professional salaries in Bridgeport are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Bridgeport


Many of Bridgeport's accounting professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited accounting schools in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Bridgeport


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Bridgeport's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Bridgeport


In 2010 approximately 52 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Bridgeport, Connecticut

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