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Accounting Schools
In Rapid City, South Dakota

The city of Rapid City has 2 schools where accounting faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting education in Rapid City, which includes accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Rapid City Vs. South Dakota Accounting Employment

Rapid City 2,310
South Dakota 15,120

Exactly 2,310 of South Dakota's 15,120 accounting professionals work in Rapid City. Between 2006 and 2010, in Rapid City, there has been a 10% growth in the number of accounting professionals. As the number of accounting professionals in Rapid City has increased, overall employment in Rapid City has also increased.

Rapid City Vs. South Dakota Accounting employment growth

14,600 14,960 14,930 14,690 15,120
2,100 2,160 2,120 2,150 2,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Rapid City

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Rapid City

$30,770 $32,300 $33,350 $33,112 $33,976
$30,510 $31,700 $33,000 $33,650 $34,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Rapid City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rapid City

As the number of accounting professionals in Rapid City has grown, salaries for accounting professionals have also increased. Rapid City accounting professionals made $33,976 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for accounting professionals in Rapid City was $30,770 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Rapid City.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Rapid City

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Accounting professionals in Rapid City earn a median salary of $33,166 per year. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,190 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $45,548 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Rapid City

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Rapid City


Many of Rapid City's accounting professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited accounting schools in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Rapid City


Rapid City's accounting schools offer 3 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Rapid City


In 2010 approximately 25 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Rapid City, South Dakota

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