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Accounting Schools
In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

The city of Wilkes-Barre has only one 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 Wilkes-Barre, which includes accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Accounting Employment

Wilkes-Barre 6,370
Pennsylvania 153,760

Exactly 6,370 of the 153,760 accounting professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Wilkes-Barre. Between 2006 and 2010, in Wilkes-Barre, there has been a 8% decline in the number of accounting professionals. Overall employment in Wilkes-Barre has increased.

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Accounting employment growth

163,310 162,950 159,510 153,280 153,760
6,910 7,070 6,910 6,590 6,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Wilkes-Barre

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Wilkes-Barre

$35,232 $37,167 $39,103 $39,802 $40,273
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Wilkes-Barre
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilkes-Barre

As the number of accounting professionals in Wilkes-Barre has shrunk, salaries for accounting professionals have increased. In 2010 Wilkes-Barre accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $40,273. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Wilkes-Barre made an average salary of $35,232 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Wilkes-Barre is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Wilkes-Barre

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Accounting professionals in Wilkes-Barre earn a median salary of $38,185 per year. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 142%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,827 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $60,185 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Wilkes-Barre

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

On average accounting professional salaries in Wilkes-Barre are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Wilkes-Barre


Many of Wilkes-Barre's accounting professionals are graduates of the only accredited accounting school in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Wilkes-Barre


Wilkes-Barre's accounting school offers one accounting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Wilkes-Barre


In 2010 approximately 54 students completed accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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