Mount Vernon has a general population of 14,375 and an overall student population of 2,885. Approximately 2,622 of Mount Vernon's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Mount Vernon, by student population, is Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Mount Vernon Nazarene University with credentials in accounting.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Mount Vernon in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,330 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Mount Vernon. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,890 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Vernon-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Mount Vernon, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 73,730 accountants in Ohio. Of these accountants, 3,260 were working in the greater Mount Vernon area. Mount Vernon's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 4% 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 Mount Vernon is $28,690 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.