With an overall population of 23,324 and a student population of 7,864, approximately 1,545 of South Portland students attend one of South Portland's schools that offer accounting programs.
South Portland's largest accounting school is Kaplan University-Maine Campus. Approximately 38 students graduated in 2010 from Kaplan University-Maine Campus with credentials in accounting.
A reported 38 students graduated with credentials in accounting in South Portland in 2010. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in South Portland was $12,596 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,700 for accounting related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in South Portland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 8,000 accountants in Maine, 2,110 were working in the greater South Portland area. The government projects that the number of accountants in South Portland will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in South Portland is $35,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.