With an overall population of 8,244 and a student population of 4,208, approximately 4,208 of Newton students attend one of Newton's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Newton, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Sussex County Community College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Accounting program at Sussex County Community College.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Newton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,690 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,323 for accounting related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Newton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 60,500 accountants in New Jersey. Of these accountants, 13,120 were working in the greater Newton area. Newton'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Newton is $39,710 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.