Carlinville has a total population of 5,685 and a student population of 607. Of these students, 607 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Carlinville, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Blackburn College. In 2010, Blackburn College graduated approximately 5 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an accounting degree in Carlinville. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Carlinville was $14,286 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Carlinville-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $4,581 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,836.
If you plan on staying in Carlinville after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Carlinville, which is the most popular accounting profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 accountants in Illinois were working in the greater Carlinville area. Carlinville's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Carlinville is $34,090 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.