With an overall population of 39,102 and a student population of 7,119, approximately 7,043 of Fitchburg students attend one of Fitchburg's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Fitchburg, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Fitchburg State University. In 2010, Fitchburg State University graduated approximately 6 students from its accounting program.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Fitchburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fitchburg's accounting schools was $17,420 per year for instate students and $23,500 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Fitchburg-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Fitchburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 50,910 accountants in Massachusetts. Of these accountants, 650 were working in the greater Fitchburg area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Fitchburg will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Fitchburg is $36,180 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.