El Dorado has a general population of 12,057 and an overall student population of 9,229. Approximately 9,229 of El Dorado's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Butler Community College is the largest accounting school in El Dorado, based on student population. In 2010, Butler Community College graduated approximately 15 students from its accounting program.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in accounting in El Dorado in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,170 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all El Dorado accounting schools was an average of $11,670 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in El Dorado. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,170.
If you decide to work as an accountant in El Dorado, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 accountants in Kansas were working in the greater El Dorado area. El Dorado's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in El Dorado is $30,830 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.