Sanford has a total population of 23,220 and a student population of 5,381. Of these students, 5,381 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Sanford, by student population, is Central Carolina Community College. In 2010, Central Carolina Community College graduated approximately 40 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with an accounting certificate from one of Sanford's accounting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,688 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for accounting related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Sanford, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 accountants in North Carolina were working in the greater Sanford area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Sanford will increase by 9% 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 Sanford is $29,090 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.