Farmington has a total population of 37,844 and a student population of 8,990. Of these students, 8,990 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Farmington, the largest accounting school, by student population, is San Juan College. In 2010, San Juan College graduated approximately 19 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with an accounting certificate from one of Farmington's accounting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $768 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Farmington.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Farmington, your job prospects are not very good. There were 14,100 accountants working in New Mexico and 820 working in the greater Farmington area in 2010. Farmington's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Farmington, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,590 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.