With an overall population of 13,140 and a student population of 2,784, approximately 2,742 of Escanaba students attend one of Escanaba's schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Escanaba, by student population, is Bay de Noc Community College. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the Accounting program at Bay de Noc Community College.
A reported 28 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Escanaba in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Escanaba's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,157 per year in instate tuition and $14,505 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Escanaba-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,344.
If you plan on staying in Escanaba after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Escanaba, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 accountants in Michigan were working in the greater Escanaba area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 5% in Escanaba. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Escanaba is $28,270 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.