Boaz has a general population of 7,411 and an overall student population of 2,483. Approximately 2,483 of Boaz's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Snead State Community College is the largest accounting school in Boaz, based on student population. In 2010, Snead State Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an accounting certificate in Boaz. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,970 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Boaz accounting schools was an average of $12,100 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Boaz. And if you live on campus at one of the Boaz-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $3,190 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,020.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Boaz, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 54 accountants in Alabama were working in the greater Boaz area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 10% in Boaz. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Boaz, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,150 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.