Whittier has a general population of 83,680 and an overall student population of 24,983. Approximately 22,432 of Whittier's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Whittier, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Rio Hondo College. In 2010, Rio Hondo College graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with an accounting degree in Whittier. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $670 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for accounting related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Whittier, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 accountants in California were working in the greater Whittier area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Whittier will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Whittier is $37,090 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.