Chicopee has a total population of 54,653 and a student population of 1,260. Of these students, 1,260 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Chicopee, by student population, is College of Our Lady of the Elms. In 2010, approximately 18 students graduated from the Accounting program at College of Our Lady of the Elms.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Chicopee in 2010. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Chicopee was $26,260 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,446 per year, on average, for room and board at Chicopee-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,260.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Chicopee, your job prospects are not very good. There were 50,910 accountants working in Massachusetts and 3,620 working in the greater Chicopee area in 2010. The number of accountants in Chicopee is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Chicopee, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,990 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.