Ottumwa has a total population of 24,998 and a student population of 5,203. Of these students, 5,137 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Ottumwa, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Indian Hills Community College. In 2010, Indian Hills Community College graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in accounting.
A total of 27 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Ottumwa in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Ottumwa's accounting schools was $13,272 per year for instate students and $14,760 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,416 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,610 per year, on average, for room and board at Ottumwa-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,392.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Ottumwa, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 25,290 accountants in Iowa. Of these accountants, 2,760 were working in the greater Ottumwa area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Ottumwa will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Ottumwa is $28,810 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.
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