Los Alamos has a total population of 11,909 and a student population of 683. Of these students, 683 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Los Alamos, by student population, is University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus. In 2010, University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus graduated approximately 2 students from its accounting program.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Los Alamos in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Los Alamos's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,380 per year in instate tuition and $15,588 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $920 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Los Alamos. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,913 per year, on average, for room and board at Los Alamos-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,634.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Los Alamos, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 14,100 accountants in New Mexico, 130 were working in the greater Los Alamos area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Los Alamos will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Los Alamos, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,610 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.