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Accounting Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

The city of Elgin has 2 schools where accounting faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting education in Elgin, which includes accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Accounting Employment

Elgin 86,500
Illinois 132,460

Exactly 86,500 of the 132,460 accounting professionals employed in Illinois, work in Elgin. The number of accounting professionals in Elgin has shrunk by 25% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of accounting professionals in Elgin has decreased, overall employment in Elgin has increased.

Elgin 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: Elgin

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$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 Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

As the number of accounting professionals in Elgin has shrunk, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 accounting professionals in Elgin reportedly earned an average salary of $48,728 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Elgin made an average salary of $48,713 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Elgin is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Elgin

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Elgin 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 130% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Elgin

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Elgin


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

Accounting Programs Offered In Elgin


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

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Elgin


Approximately 9 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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