Edison has a general population of 97,687 and an overall student population of 14,623. Approximately 13,356 of Edison's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Edison's largest accounting school is Middlesex County College. In 2010, Middlesex County College graduated approximately 48 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 54 students graduated with an accounting degree in Edison. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Edison was $3,520 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,483 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Edison.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Edison, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 60,500 accountants in New Jersey. Of these accountants, 12,000 were working in the greater Edison area. Edison's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Edison, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,560 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.