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Accounting Schools
In Palatine, Illinois

The city of Palatine has only one school where accounting faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in accounting in the city of Palatine, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Palatine Vs. Illinois Accounting Employment

Palatine 86,500
Illinois 132,460

Of the 132,460 accounting professionals employed in Illinois, 86,500 work in Palatine. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of accounting professionals in Palatine has shrunk by 25%. As the number of accounting professionals in Palatine has decreased, overall employment in Palatine has increased.

Palatine 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: Palatine

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Palatine

$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 Palatine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palatine

Salaries for accounting professionals in Palatine have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $48,728 per year was earned by accounting professionals in Palatine. Accounting professionals in Palatine made a yearly average salary of $48,713, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Palatine.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Palatine

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Accounting professionals in Palatine earn a median salary of $46,030 per year. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 130%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,657 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,363 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Palatine

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Palatine


Many of Palatine's accounting professionals are graduates of the only accredited accounting school in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Palatine


Palatine's accounting schools offer 3 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Palatine


Approximately 77 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Palatine, Illinois

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