Accounting Schools in Pennsylvania
4,279 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.
An Accounting major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.
Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Pennsylvania
Accounting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
|Award Taking Less Than 1 Year||76|
|Award Taking 1 to 2 Years||56|
|Award Taking 2 to 4 Years||56|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship)||7|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||7|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||7|
In Pennsylvania, a accounting major is more popular with men than with women.
The racial distribution of accounting majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:
- Asian: 6.4%
- Black or African American: 4.8%
- Hispanic or Latino: 5.1%
- White: 68.7%
- Non-Resident Alien: 9.7%
- Other Races: 5.2%
Jobs for Accounting Grads in Pennsylvania
There are 162,150 people in the state and 4,307,910 people in the nation working in accounting jobs.
Wages for Accounting Jobs in Pennsylvania
Accounting grads earn an average of $73,220 in the state and $78,820 nationwide.
Most Popular Accounting Programs in PA
There are 114 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:
It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $30,996. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.
Graduates earn an average $53,400 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 54%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $33,631.
It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $23,536.
The full-time teacher rate is 76%. In their early career, Pitt grads earn an average salary of $39,500. The 3.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.
Most students complete their degree in 4.05 years. This private school has an average net price of $40,134. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 64% of students receive it.
An average student at University of Scranton will pay a net price of $35,313. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 66%.
This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.90%. This public school has an average net price of $22,101. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate.
The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.
The full-time teacher rate is 100%. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,400 after earning their degree at this institution.
The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 66%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,600 after earning their degree at this institution.
Accounting Careers in PA
Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:
|Job Title||PA Job Growth||PA Median Salary|
|Accountants and Auditors||9%||$67,480|
|Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents||1%||$48,360|
|Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks||-2%||$43,300|
|Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks||-3%||$39,270|
Related Majors in Pennsylvania
Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to accounting.
|Major||Annual Graduates in PA|
|Business Administration & Management||12,242|
|Finance & Financial Management||6,247|
|Business & Commerce||2,580|
|Management Sciences & Methods||2,404|
|Human Resource Management||1,765|
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