Melbourne has a total population of 1,673 and a student population of 1,364. Of these students, 1,364 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Melbourne's largest accounting school is Ozarka College. In 2010, Ozarka College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an accounting certificate from one of Melbourne's accounting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,066 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for accounting related books and supplies every year.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Melbourne, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 accountants in Arkansas were working in the greater Melbourne area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 9% in Melbourne. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Melbourne is $25,240 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.