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Accounting Schools
In West Lafayette, Indiana

In West Lafayette, there is only one accounting school where accounting faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting education in West Lafayette, which includes accounting training at the accounting bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

West Lafayette Vs. Indiana Accounting Employment

West Lafayette 1,940
Indiana 70,990

Of the 70,990 accounting professionals employed in Indiana, 1,940 work in West Lafayette. Between 2006 and 2010, in West Lafayette, there has been a 8% decline in the number of accounting professionals. As the number of accounting professionals in West Lafayette has decreased, overall employment in West Lafayette has increased.

West Lafayette Vs. Indiana Accounting employment growth

75,710 76,840 76,480 73,440 70,990
2,120 2,100 2,000 1,940 1,940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: West Lafayette

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in West Lafayette

$36,585 $38,022 $40,727 $43,116 $45,954
$36,230 $36,230 $37,650 $38,460 $39,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in West Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Lafayette

In West Lafayette, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 accounting professionals in West Lafayette reportedly earned an average salary of $45,954 per year. The average salary for accounting professionals in West Lafayette was $36,585 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in West Lafayette is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in West Lafayette

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Accounting professionals make a median salary of $43,522 per year in West Lafayette. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,358 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 118% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in West Lafayette

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in West Lafayette


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

Accounting Programs Offered In West Lafayette


West Lafayette's accounting school offers one accounting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In West Lafayette


In 2010 approximately 160 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in West Lafayette, Indiana

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