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Accounting Schools
In Independence, Kansas

In Independence, there is only one accounting school where accounting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Independence, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the accounting associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Independence Vs. Kansas Accounting Employment

Independence 11,750
Kansas 39,080

Of the 39,080 accounting professionals employed in Kansas, 11,750 work in Independence. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of accounting professionals in Independence has shrunk by 11%. As the employment for accounting professionals in Independence has decreased, overall employment in Independence has increased.

Independence Vs. Kansas Accounting employment growth

40,700 40,240 41,100 39,970 39,080
13,150 13,440 13,630 No data 11,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Independence

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Independence

$36,373 $36,053 $35,977 No data $33,780
$29,550 $30,770 $31,550 No data $33,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Independence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Independence

In Independence, salaries for accounting professionals have decreased. In 2010 Independence accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $33,780. Accounting professionals in Independence made a yearly average salary of $36,373, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Independence.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Independence

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Accounting professionals in Independence make a median yearly salary of $29,966. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,638 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $48,956 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Independence

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

Independence accounting professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Independence


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

Accounting Programs Offered In Independence


Independence's accounting school offers one accounting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Independence


Approximately 6 students graduated from accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Independence, Kansas

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