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Business Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

In Grand Rapids, there are 8 business schools where business faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in business in the city of Grand Rapids, which encompasses business training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Business Employment

Grand Rapids 10,650
Michigan 110,550

Exactly 10,650 of Michigan's 110,550 business professionals work in Grand Rapids. The number of business professionals in Grand Rapids has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for business professionals in Grand Rapids has decreased, overall employment in Grand Rapids has increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Business employment growth

127,220 117,890 122,730 113,090 110,550
11,550 10,810 11,860 10,870 10,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Business VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$74,759 $78,929 $83,203 $83,952 $85,468
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Business in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

In Grand Rapids, salaries for business professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $85,468 per year was earned by business professionals in Grand Rapids. The average salary for business professionals in Grand Rapids was $74,759 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Grand Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Business professionals in Grand Rapids

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

Business professionals in Grand Rapids earn a median salary of $79,724 per year. The difference in pay between the business professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 119%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,840 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $102,580 per year.

Average Salaries for Business professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

Hotel Management
Human Resources
Restaurant Management
Property Management
Risk Management
Fashion Merchandising
Forensic Accounting
Fashion Marketing
Project Management
Business Administration
Public Relations
Sports Management
International Business
Business Management
Small Business

Business professional salaries in Grand Rapids are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Business schools in Grand Rapids


There are 8 accredited business schools in the city. Many of Grand Rapids' business professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Business Programs Offered In Grand Rapids


Grand Rapids' business schools offer 55 business degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Business Degrees In Grand Rapids


Approximately 2,144 students completed business courses in 2010.

Business Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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