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Accounting Schools
In Salem, Virginia

In Salem, there is only one accounting school where accounting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Salem, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Virginia Accounting Employment

Salem 4,170
Virginia 98,910

Of the 98,910 accounting professionals employed in Virginia, 4,170 work in Salem. There has been a 4% decline in the number of accounting professionals in Salem between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of accounting professionals in Salem has decreased, overall employment in Salem has increased.

Salem Vs. Virginia Accounting employment growth

106,440 105,260 106,090 102,640 98,910
4,340 4,290 4,240 4,330 4,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$39,128 $39,385 $39,878 $41,645 $42,702
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

As the number of accounting professionals in Salem has shrunk, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 accounting professionals in Salem reportedly earned an average salary of $42,702 per year. The average salary for accounting professionals in Salem was $39,128 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Salem is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Salem

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

Accounting professionals in Salem earn a median salary of $40,243 per year. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,890 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 128% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Salem

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Salem


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

Accounting Programs Offered In Salem


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Salem's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Salem


In 2010 approximately 103 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Salem, Virginia

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