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Small Business Schools In Alabama

Small Business classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited small business schools in Alabama. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the small business academic community in Alabama, and the future trends in small business training at the small business bachelors degree level.


  1. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus

    100 Corporate Dr Ste 150, Birmingham, Alabama 35242-2982

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Small Business Employment

Alabama 30,870
National 1,708,080

Of all of the small business professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Alabama

28,780 30,850 33,500 33,390 30,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of small business professionals is growing in Alabama. In 2010 there were 2,090 more small business professionals working in Alabama than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of small business professionals has grown by 7%. This growth is faster than the national trend for small business professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of small business professionals working around the nation.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$89,440 $90,720 $92,330 $95,880 $102,690
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of small business professionals is growing, the salaries paid to small business professionals are increasing in Alabama. In 2006 small business professionals made a mean salary of $89,440 per year, and in 2010 they made $102,690 per year.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Alabama

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 13% growth in small business professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Alabama, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of small business. The pay differential between the highest paid small business professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 260%

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Alabama

Business Administration
Business Management
Forensic Accounting
Human Resources
International Business
Project Management
Property Management
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Small Business

In Alabama, small business professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited small business schools in Alabama is decreasing. In 2006 there were 6 small business graduates from small business courses in Alabama and in 2010 there were 3 graduates.

This represents a 50% decrease in the number of small business degree or certificate school graduates in Alabama state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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