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Education

CPAs with PhDs who can become accounting professors are in high demand due to the current shortage. Accounting educators are on the faculty of community colleges, professional schools of accountancy, colleges of business administration and graduate schools of business. Not only do they teach, they research and author books and articles concerning accounting principles and procedures as well.

Average salaries for new hires in accounting education:

  • Professor - $135,000
  • Associate Professor - $111,000
  • Assistant Professor - $104,000
  • Instructor - $51,000

Source: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business


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