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Accounting Schools
In Columbus, Mississippi

The city of Columbus has only one school where accounting faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting education in Columbus, which includes accounting training at the accounting bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Accounting Employment

Columbus 4,520
Mississippi 26,820

Exactly 4,520 of Mississippi's 26,820 accounting professionals work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbus, there has been a 8% decline in the number of accounting professionals. As the number of accounting professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Accounting employment growth

27,600 28,670 29,130 27,940 26,820
4,910 5,310 5,480 No data 4,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$32,810 $29,610 $32,028 No data $32,210
$29,460 $30,890 $32,370 No data $32,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

Salaries for accounting professionals in Columbus have decreased. In 2010 Columbus accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $32,210. The average salary for accounting professionals in Columbus was $32,810 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Columbus

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Accounting professionals in Columbus make a median yearly salary of $30,036. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 134%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $19,950 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $46,630 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Columbus

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Columbus


There is only one accredited accounting school in the city. Many of Columbus' accounting professionals are graduates of this school.

Accounting Programs Offered In Columbus


Columbus' accounting school offers one accounting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Columbus


Approximately 10 students graduated from accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Mississippi

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