Pulaski has a total population of 7,871 and a student population of 1,461. Of these students, 1,001 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Pulaski, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Martin Methodist College. In 2010, Martin Methodist College graduated approximately 9 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with an accounting degree in Pulaski. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,638 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Pulaski-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,638.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pulaski, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 33,830 accountants in Tennessee. Of these accountants, 1,060 were working in the greater Pulaski area. Pulaski's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Pulaski is $27,940 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.