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Accounting Schools
In Richmond, Virginia

Accounting faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accounting schools in Richmond. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in accounting in the city of Richmond, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Richmond Vs. Virginia Accounting Employment

Richmond 1,050
Virginia 98,910

Exactly 1,050 of the 98,910 accounting professionals employed in Virginia, work in Richmond. The number of accounting professionals in Richmond has grown by 11% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for accounting professionals in Richmond has increased, overall employment in Richmond has also increased.

Richmond Vs. Virginia Accounting employment growth

106,440 105,260 106,090 102,640 98,910
950 1,300 1,230 No data 1,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Richmond

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Richmond

$36,153 $35,688 $37,763 No data $40,453
$37,120 $37,780 $39,600 No data $42,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Richmond
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Richmond

In Richmond, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. Richmond accounting professionals made $40,453 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for accounting professionals in Richmond was $36,153 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Richmond is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Richmond

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

Richmond accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $38,000. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,655 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 143% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Richmond

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Richmond


Many of Richmond's accounting professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited accounting schools in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Richmond


There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Richmond's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Richmond


In 2010 approximately 246 students completed accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Richmond, Virginia

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