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Accounting Schools
In Portales, New Mexico

The city of Portales has only one school where accounting faculty can find employment. The trends in Portales' accounting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes accounting training at the accounting bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Portales Vs. New Mexico Accounting Employment

Portales 3,500
New Mexico 21,370

Exactly 3,500 of the 21,370 accounting professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Portales. There has been a 32% growth in the number of accounting professionals in Portales between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of accounting professionals in Portales has increased, overall employment in Portales has also increased.

Portales Vs. New Mexico Accounting employment growth

20,400 21,220 22,490 21,800 21,370
2,660 2,970 3,550 No data 3,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Portales

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Portales

$33,912 $33,870 $35,560 No data $36,987
$29,990 $31,210 $33,090 No data $35,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Portales
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portales

Salaries for accounting professionals in Portales have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $36,987 per year was earned by accounting professionals in Portales. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for accounting professionals in Portales was $33,912 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portales.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Portales

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Accounting professionals make a median salary of $35,233 per year in Portales. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,965 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $52,468 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Portales

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

Accounting professional salaries in Portales are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Portales


There is only one accredited accounting school in the city. Many of Portales' accounting professionals are graduates of this school.

Accounting Programs Offered In Portales


Portales' accounting school offers one accounting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Portales


Approximately 14 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Portales, New Mexico

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