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Accounting Schools
In Des Plaines, Illinois

In Des Plaines, there is only one accounting school where accounting faculty can find employment. The trends in Des Plaines' accounting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Des Plaines Vs. Illinois Accounting Employment

Des Plaines 86,500
Illinois 132,460

Exactly 86,500 of the 132,460 accounting professionals employed in Illinois, work in Des Plaines. There has been a 25% decline in the number of accounting professionals in Des Plaines between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of accounting professionals in Des Plaines has decreased, overall employment in Des Plaines has increased.

Des Plaines 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: Des Plaines

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Des Plaines

$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 Des Plaines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Plaines

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

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Des Plaines

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Accounting professionals in Des Plaines earn a median salary of $46,030 per year. 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 Des Plaines

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

On average accounting professionals in Des Plaines earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Des Plaines.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Des Plaines


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

Accounting Programs Offered In Des Plaines


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

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Des Plaines


In 2010 approximately 46 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Des Plaines, Illinois

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