Bloomfield has a total population of 47,683 and a student population of 2,299. Of these students, 2,156 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Bloomfield, by student population, is Bloomfield College. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Accounting program at Bloomfield College.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Bloomfield's accounting schools. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Bloomfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,000.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,300 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,800.
If you plan on staying in Bloomfield after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Bloomfield, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. There were 60,500 accountants working in New Jersey and 13,120 working in the greater Bloomfield area in 2010. The number of accountants in Bloomfield is expected to increase by 2% 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 Bloomfield is $39,710 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.