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Accounting Schools
In Madison, Wisconsin

Accounting faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accounting schools in Madison. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting education in Madison, which includes accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Accounting Employment

Madison 8,390
Wisconsin 63,790

Of the 63,790 accounting professionals employed in Wisconsin, 8,390 work in Madison. The number of accounting professionals in Madison has shrunk by 17% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for accounting professionals in Madison has decreased, overall employment in Madison has increased.

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Accounting employment growth

78,380 75,780 73,470 67,910 63,790
10,100 9,680 9,410 8,610 8,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: Madison

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Madison

$43,592 $44,827 $45,237 $45,157 $45,575
$40,050 $41,360 $42,940 $44,150 $45,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Madison
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Madison

In Madison, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $45,575 per year was earned by accounting professionals in Madison. The average salary for accounting professionals in Madison was $43,592 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Madison is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Madison

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Accounting professionals make a median salary of $43,802 per year in Madison. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 87%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,267 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $60,465 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Madison

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Madison


There are 6 accredited accounting schools in the city. Many of Madison's accounting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Accounting Programs Offered In Madison


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Madison's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Madison


Approximately 322 students graduated from accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Madison, Wisconsin

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