With an overall population of 4,478 and a student population of 952, approximately 952 of Jenkintown students attend one of Jenkintown's schools that offer accounting programs.
Jenkintown's largest accounting school is Manor College. In 2010, Manor College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Jenkintown's accounting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,626 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,060 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jenkintown-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $5,972 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,223.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Jenkintown, your job prospects are not very good. There were 83,000 accountants working in Pennsylvania and 22,640 working in the greater Jenkintown area in 2010. Jenkintown's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Jenkintown, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.