Wayne has a general population of 54,069 and an overall student population of 11,241. Approximately 10,820 of Wayne's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Wayne, the largest accounting school, by student population, is William Paterson University of New Jersey. In 2010, William Paterson University of New Jersey graduated approximately 96 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 96 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Wayne's accounting schools. If you decide to attend one of Wayne's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,668 per year in instate tuition and $31,422 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Wayne. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,688.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wayne, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 accountants in New Jersey were working in the greater Wayne area. The number of accountants in Wayne 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 Wayne is $41,100 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.