Caldwell has a general population of 7,584 and an overall student population of 2,284. Approximately 2,284 of Caldwell's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Caldwell College is the largest accounting school in Caldwell, based on student population. In 2010, Caldwell College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Caldwell's accounting schools. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Caldwell, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,600.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Caldwell-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $10,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,600.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Caldwell, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 60,500 accountants in New Jersey, 13,120 were working in the greater Caldwell area. Caldwell's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Caldwell, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,710 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.