Silver City has a general population of 10,545 and an overall student population of 3,370. Approximately 3,370 of Silver City's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Silver City, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Western New Mexico University. In 2010, Western New Mexico University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with an accounting degree in Silver City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,209 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Silver City accounting schools was an average of $25,445 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,560 per year, on average, for room and board at Silver City-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,038.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Silver City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 29 accountants in New Mexico were working in the greater Silver City area. The number of accountants in Silver City is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Silver City is $26,170 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.