With an overall population of 6,400 and a student population of 7,031, approximately 7,031 of Taft students attend one of Taft's schools that offer accounting programs.
Taft's largest accounting school is Taft College. In 2010, Taft College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in accounting.
Tuition in 2009 at Taft's accounting schools was $8,406 per year for instate students and $13,296 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,545 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Taft. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,824 per year, on average, for room and board at Taft-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,460.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Taft, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 221,600 accountants in California. Of these accountants, 3,010 were working in the greater Taft area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 7% in Taft. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Taft, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,150 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.
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