Dobbs Ferry has a total population of 10,622 and a student population of 9,673. Of these students, 9,673 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Mercy College is the largest accounting school in Dobbs Ferry, based on student population. In 2010, Mercy College graduated approximately 48 students from its accounting program.
A total of 51 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Dobbs Ferry in 2010. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Dobbs Ferry, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $16,490.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,320 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Dobbs Ferry. And if you live on campus at one of the Dobbs Ferry-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $10,812 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,710.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Dobbs Ferry, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 144,380 accountants in New York. Of these accountants, 66,090 were working in the greater Dobbs Ferry area. Dobbs Ferry's accountant workforce is projected to decrease by 0% 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 Dobbs Ferry is $41,100 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.