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Accounting Schools
In Palm Desert, California

There is only one accounting school in Palm Desert for faculty to choose from. The trends in Palm Desert's accounting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes accounting training at the accounting certificate level.


Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Accounting Employment

Palm Desert 26,610
California 401,280

Of the 401,280 accounting professionals employed in California, 26,610 work in Palm Desert. The number of accounting professionals in Palm Desert has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for accounting professionals in Palm Desert has decreased, overall employment in Palm Desert has increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Accounting employment growth

428,540 433,990 429,640 404,880 401,280
28,130 28,110 29,040 27,230 26,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$40,765 $43,907 $45,440 $45,457 $45,125
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

Salaries for accounting professionals in Palm Desert have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $45,125 per year was earned by accounting professionals in Palm Desert. Accounting professionals in Palm Desert made a yearly average salary of $40,765, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Palm Desert.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Palm Desert

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Accounting professionals in Palm Desert make a median yearly salary of $42,762. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,405 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 139% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Palm Desert


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

Accounting Programs Offered In Palm Desert


Palm Desert's accounting school offers one accounting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Palm Desert


Approximately 27 students graduated from accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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