Frederick has a general population of 52,767 and an overall student population of 9,200. Approximately 6,233 of Frederick's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Frederick Community College is the largest accounting school in Frederick, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Accounting program at Frederick Community College.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Frederick's accounting schools. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Frederick was $2,631 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for accounting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Frederick, your job prospects are good. There were 25,440 accountants working in Maryland and 6,880 working in the greater Frederick area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 26% in Frederick. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Frederick, you can expect to make an average salary of $73,430 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.