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Accounting Schools
In Palos Heights, Illinois

The city of Palos Heights has only one school where accounting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Palos Heights, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the accounting bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Palos Heights Vs. Illinois Accounting Employment

Palos Heights 86,500
Illinois 132,460

Exactly 86,500 of the 132,460 accounting professionals employed in Illinois, work in Palos Heights. Between 2006 and 2010, in Palos Heights, there has been a 25% decline in the number of accounting professionals. Overall employment in Palos Heights has increased.

Palos Heights 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: Palos Heights

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Palos Heights

$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 Palos Heights
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palos Heights

As the number of accounting professionals in Palos Heights has shrunk, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 accounting professionals in Palos Heights reportedly earned an average salary of $48,728 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for accounting professionals in Palos Heights was $48,713 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Palos Heights.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Palos Heights

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Palos Heights accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,030. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,657 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $70,363 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Palos Heights

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

On average accounting professional salaries in Palos Heights are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Palos Heights


Many of Palos Heights' accounting professionals are graduates of the only accredited accounting school in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Palos Heights


Palos Heights' accounting school offers one accounting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Palos Heights


Approximately 4 students graduated from accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Palos Heights, Illinois

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