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Accounting Schools
In San Jose, California

The city of San Jose has 5 schools where accounting faculty can find employment. The trends in San Jose's accounting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Accounting Employment

San Jose 25,130
California 401,280

Exactly 25,130 of California's 401,280 accounting professionals work in San Jose. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Jose, there has been a 1% decline in the number of accounting professionals. As the employment for accounting professionals in San Jose has decreased, overall employment in San Jose has also decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Accounting employment growth

428,540 433,990 429,640 404,880 401,280
25,290 24,510 26,090 25,890 25,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$57,563 $57,158 $62,270 $60,970 $63,372
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

As the number of accounting professionals in San Jose has shrunk, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 San Jose accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $63,372. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for accounting professionals in San Jose was $57,563 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in San Jose

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Accounting professionals in San Jose earn a median salary of $62,065 per year. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,792 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 149% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in San Jose

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in San Jose


There are 5 accredited accounting schools in the city. Many of San Jose's accounting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Accounting Programs Offered In San Jose


There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by San Jose's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In San Jose


Approximately 134 students completed accounting courses in 2010.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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