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Accounting Schools
In Chicago Heights, Illinois

The city of Chicago Heights has only one school where accounting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Chicago Heights, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the accounting certificate level.


Professional Trends

Chicago Heights Vs. Illinois Accounting Employment

Chicago Heights 86,500
Illinois 132,460

Of the 132,460 accounting professionals employed in Illinois, 86,500 work in Chicago Heights. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chicago Heights, there has been a 25% decline in the number of accounting professionals. As the number of accounting professionals in Chicago Heights has decreased, overall employment in Chicago Heights has increased.

Chicago Heights Vs. Illinois Accounting employment growth

171,170 161,420 158,230 142,870 132,460
115,190 107,360 107,500 94,380 86,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago Heights

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Chicago Heights

$48,713 $50,843 $49,782 $48,492 $48,728
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Chicago Heights
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago Heights

In Chicago Heights, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. Chicago Heights accounting professionals made $48,728 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Chicago Heights made an average salary of $48,713 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Chicago Heights is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Chicago Heights

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Chicago Heights accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,030. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,657 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $70,363 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Chicago Heights

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Chicago Heights


Many of Chicago Heights' accounting professionals are graduates of the only accredited accounting school in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Chicago Heights


There is one degree and certificate program in accounting offered by Chicago Heights' accounting school.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Chicago Heights


In 2010 approximately 3 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Chicago Heights, Illinois

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