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Accounting Schools
In San Francisco, California

Accounting faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accounting schools in San Francisco. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting education in San Francisco, which includes accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Accounting Employment

San Francisco 32,020
California 401,280

Exactly 32,020 of the 401,280 accounting professionals employed in California, work in San Francisco. The number of accounting professionals in San Francisco has grown by 4% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of accounting professionals in San Francisco has increased, overall employment in San Francisco has also increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Accounting employment growth

428,540 433,990 429,640 404,880 401,280
30,900 31,990 33,730 30,600 32,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$55,490 $58,067 $60,972 $60,455 $61,792
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

Salaries for accounting professionals in San Francisco have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $61,792 per year was earned by accounting professionals in San Francisco. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for accounting professionals in San Francisco was $55,490 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in San Francisco is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in San Francisco

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

Accounting professionals in San Francisco earn a median salary of $58,967 per year. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,998 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $88,660 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in San Francisco

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in San Francisco


There are 4 accredited accounting schools in the city. Many of San Francisco's accounting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Accounting Programs Offered In San Francisco


San Francisco's accounting schools offer 7 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In San Francisco


Approximately 191 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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