Johnstown has a general population of 8,511 and an overall student population of 2,732. Approximately 2,732 of Johnstown's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Johnstown's largest accounting school is Fulton-Montgomery Community College. In 2010, Fulton-Montgomery Community College graduated approximately 12 students from its accounting program.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Johnstown in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Johnstown's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,738 per year in instate tuition and $17,932 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,500 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,238.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Johnstown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 144,380 accountants in New York. Of these accountants, 2,930 were working in the greater Johnstown area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Johnstown will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Johnstown is $31,500 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.