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Accounting Schools
In Charleston, West Virginia

In Charleston, there are 2 accounting schools where accounting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Charleston, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Accounting Employment

Charleston 3,550
West Virginia 16,040

Exactly 3,550 of the 16,040 accounting professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Charleston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Charleston, there has been a 19% decline in the number of accounting professionals. As the employment for accounting professionals in Charleston has decreased, overall employment in Charleston has increased.

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Accounting employment growth

18,340 17,560 17,560 16,910 16,040
4,400 4,340 4,250 4,240 3,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Charleston

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Charleston

$32,888 $32,973 $34,156 $34,242 $35,224
$33,550 $34,890 $36,120 $37,240 $37,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Charleston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charleston

In Charleston, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 Charleston accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $35,224. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for accounting professionals in Charleston was $32,888 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Charleston.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Charleston

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Charleston accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $31,148. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,694 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 143% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Charleston

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

On average accounting professional salaries in Charleston are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Charleston


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

Accounting Programs Offered In Charleston


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Charleston's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Charleston


Approximately 9 students graduated from accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Charleston, West Virginia

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