Accounting Schools
In Lake Charles, Louisiana

In Lake Charles, there are 3 accounting schools where accounting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Lake Charles, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting


Professional Trends

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Accounting Employment

Lake Charles 1,980
Louisiana 49,210

Exactly 1,980 of Louisiana's 49,210 accounting professionals work in Lake Charles. There has been a 12% decline in the number of accounting professionals in Lake Charles between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Lake Charles has also decreased.

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Accounting employment growth

48,980 47,950 48,920 48,870 49,210
2,250 2,090 2,200 2,240 1,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lake Charles

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Lake Charles

$27,734 $29,966 $31,824 $33,588 $36,690
$32,170 $33,700 $34,930 $35,940 $36,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Lake Charles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lake Charles

Salaries for accounting professionals in Lake Charles have increased. In 2010 Lake Charles accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $36,690. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Lake Charles made an average salary of $27,734 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Lake Charles is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Lake Charles

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Accounting professionals in Lake Charles earn a median salary of $35,280 per year. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,972 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $49,870 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Lake Charles

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Lake Charles


There are 3 accredited accounting schools in the city. Many of Lake Charles' accounting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Accounting Programs Offered In Lake Charles


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Lake Charles' accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Lake Charles


In 2010 approximately 133 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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