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Accounting Schools In Nevada

Accounting classes faculty can choose to work at one of 11 accredited accounting schools in Nevada. The trends in Nevada's accounting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

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  2. Everest College-Henderson

    170 North Stephaine Suite 145, Henderson, Nevada 89074

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  3. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

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  4. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Great Basin College

    1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada 89801

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  6. Morrison University

    10315 Professional Circle, Second Floor, Reno, Nevada 89521

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  7. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

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  8. Western Nevada College

    2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, Nevada 89703-7399

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  9. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus

    7455 W Washington Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada 89128-4340

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  10. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus

    10345 Professional Cir, Ste 200, Reno, Nevada 89251-5862

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Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Accounting Employment

Nevada 27,510
National 3,526,740

Of all of the accounting professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Nevada

29,940 30,710 31,530 29,890 27,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, the field of accounting is shrinking. In 2010 there were 2,430 less accounting professionals working in Nevada than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of accounting professionals has shrunk by 8%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of accounting professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of accounting professionals has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$42,116 $45,907 $47,530 $45,798 $47,603
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to accounting professionals are growing in Nevada. In 2006 accounting professionals made a mean salary of $42,116 per year, and in 2010 they made $47,603 per year.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Nevada

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Thus, there was a 12% growth in accounting professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of accounting, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid accounting professionals earning 127% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nevada state.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Nevada

Business Administration
Forensic Accounting
Small Business

In Nevada, accounting professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nevada


As the number of accounting professionals is decreasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited accounting schools in Nevada state is increasing. In 2006, 310 students graduated from accounting courses in Nevada. And in 2010, 384 students graduated.

This represents a 24% increase in the number of accounting degree or certificate school graduates in Nevada state. Most of these graduates, or 39%, earned a associate's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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