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Finance Schools
In Amherst, Massachusetts

In Amherst, there is only one finance school where finance faculty can find employment. The trends in Amherst's finance academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes finance training at the finance bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Finance Employment

Amherst 220
Massachusetts 73,280

Exactly 220 of the 73,280 finance professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Amherst. The number of finance professionals in Amherst has grown by 38% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for finance professionals in Amherst has increased, overall employment in Amherst has also increased.

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Finance employment growth

75,830 74,770 74,740 74,900 73,280
160 180 240 No data 220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Amherst

Finance VS. All professions salaries in Amherst

$70,500 $69,285 $71,437 No data $71,747
$41,780 $43,600 $47,470 No data $49,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance in Amherst
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Amherst

As the number of finance professionals in Amherst has grown, salaries for finance professionals have also increased. Amherst finance professionals made $71,747 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for finance professionals in Amherst was $70,500 per year. The growth in the salary of finance professionals in Amherst is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Amherst

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Finance professionals in Amherst earn a median salary of $66,940 per year. The difference in pay between the finance professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 148%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $44,257 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $109,933 per year.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Amherst

Business Administration
International Business
Small Business
Business Management

Amherst finance professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Finance schools in Amherst


Many of Amherst's finance professionals are graduates of the only accredited finance school in the city.

Finance Programs Offered In Amherst


There is one degree and certificate program in finance offered by Amherst's finance school.

Student Completed Finance Degrees In Amherst


In 2010 approximately 257 students graduated from finance courses.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Amherst, Massachusetts

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