With an overall population of 20,784 and a student population of 2,024, approximately 1,850 of Portsmouth students attend one of Portsmouth's schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Portsmouth, by student population, is Great Bay Community College. In 2010, Great Bay Community College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in accounting.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Portsmouth in 2010. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Portsmouth was $6,016 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for accounting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Portsmouth, your job prospects are average. There were 9,960 accountants working in New Hampshire and 700 working in the greater Portsmouth area in 2010. The government projects that the number of accountants in Portsmouth will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Portsmouth, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.