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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2016
2,443
declining 8.23%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
$8,096
growing 15.6%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
$22,615
growing 4.46%
Average Wage
$85,676
growing 3.07%
People in Workforce
10.5M
growing 1.61%
Average Employee Age
43.6
growing 0.39%

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Accounting & Business Management and the types of students that study this field. University of Phoenix-Arizona awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Du Bois Business College-Huntingdon and Touro University Worldwide have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Accounting & Business Management. Tuition costs for Accounting & Business Management majors are, on average, $8,096 for in-state public colleges, and $22,615 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Accounting & Business Management programs are Private for-profit, 4-year or above institutions.

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Business graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Insurance carriers & related activities is the industry that employs the most Business majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Business majors, by average wage, is Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments.

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Diversity

Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Business in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Business is 43.6, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Business degrees, and White students earn the majority (965) of the degrees.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Accounting & Business Management field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Accounting & Business Management majors need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Accounting & Business Management majors need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Mathematics, and Operations Analysis.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Accounting & Business Management majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Management of Financial Resources is very distinctive for majors, but the Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, and Active Listening are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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