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Accounting Schools
In Petersburg, Virginia

There is only one accounting school in Petersburg for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting education in Petersburg, which includes accounting training at the accounting bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Accounting Employment

Petersburg 17,760
Virginia 98,910

Exactly 17,760 of the 98,910 accounting professionals employed in Virginia, work in Petersburg. The number of accounting professionals in Petersburg has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for accounting professionals in Petersburg has decreased, overall employment in Petersburg has increased.

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Accounting employment growth

106,440 105,260 106,090 102,640 98,910
19,160 19,700 20,190 19,830 17,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Petersburg

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Petersburg

$43,305 $44,217 $44,868 $45,175 $45,343
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Petersburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Petersburg

As the number of accounting professionals in Petersburg has shrunk, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 accounting professionals in Petersburg reportedly earned an average salary of $45,343 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Petersburg made an average salary of $43,305 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Petersburg is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Petersburg

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Petersburg accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $42,937. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 119%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,913 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,428 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Petersburg

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Petersburg


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

Accounting Programs Offered In Petersburg


Petersburg's accounting school offers one accounting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Petersburg


In 2010 approximately 29 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Petersburg, Virginia

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