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Accounting Schools
In San Diego, California

In San Diego, there are 8 accounting schools where accounting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in San Diego, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Accounting Employment

San Diego 32,990
California 401,280

Of the 401,280 accounting professionals employed in California, 32,990 work in San Diego. There has been a 3% decline in the number of accounting professionals in San Diego between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for accounting professionals in San Diego has decreased, overall employment in San Diego has increased.

San Diego Vs. California Accounting employment growth

428,540 433,990 429,640 404,880 401,280
34,010 34,490 34,500 33,800 32,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$47,068 $49,143 $50,598 $51,563 $52,662
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

Salaries for accounting professionals in San Diego have increased. In 2010 accounting professionals in San Diego reportedly earned an average salary of $52,662 per year. The average salary for accounting professionals in San Diego was $47,068 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in San Diego is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in San Diego

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

San Diego accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,192. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 132%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,262 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,232 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in San Diego

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

On average accounting professional salaries in San Diego are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in San Diego


There are 8 accredited accounting schools in the city. Many of San Diego's accounting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Accounting Programs Offered In San Diego


There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by San Diego's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In San Diego


Approximately 307 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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