Waukesha has a total population of 64,825 and a student population of 3,403. Of these students, 3,403 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Waukesha's largest accounting school is Carroll University. In 2010, Carroll University graduated approximately 16 students from its accounting program.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Waukesha in 2010. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Waukesha, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,937.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,120 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waukesha-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,643 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,190.
If you plan on staying in Waukesha after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Waukesha, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 accountants in Wisconsin were working in the greater Waukesha area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Waukesha will increase by 2% 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 Waukesha is $34,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.