Santa Monica has a total population of 84,084 and a student population of 32,698. Of these students, 32,313 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Santa Monica, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Santa Monica College. In 2010, approximately 43 students graduated from the Accounting program at Santa Monica College.
A reported 43 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Santa Monica in 2010. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Santa Monica, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $652.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,224 for accounting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Santa Monica after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Santa Monica, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 221,600 accountants in California, 54,700 were working in the greater Santa Monica area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 7% in Santa Monica. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Santa Monica is $37,090 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.
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