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Accounting Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The city of Pittsburgh has 12 schools 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 Pittsburgh, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Accounting Employment

Pittsburgh 32,740
Pennsylvania 153,760

Exactly 32,740 of the 153,760 accounting professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Pittsburgh. The number of accounting professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Accounting employment growth

163,310 162,950 159,510 153,280 153,760
33,570 34,670 34,490 32,320 32,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$37,560 $39,948 $41,665 $42,905 $44,753
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. Pittsburgh accounting professionals made $44,753 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for accounting professionals in Pittsburgh was $37,560 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Pittsburgh is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Pittsburgh

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

Accounting professionals make a median salary of $41,515 per year in Pittsburgh. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 136%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,968 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $66,002 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Pittsburgh


Many of Pittsburgh's accounting professionals are graduates of one of the 12 accredited accounting schools in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


There are a total of 18 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Pittsburgh's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Pittsburgh


In 2010 approximately 381 students completed accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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