Schenectady has a general population of 61,821 and an overall student population of 7,941. Approximately 5,191 of Schenectady's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Schenectady, by student population, is Schenectady County Community College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Accounting program at Schenectady County Community College.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Schenectady's accounting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,402 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Schenectady.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Schenectady, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 accountants in New York were working in the greater Schenectady area. The number of accountants in Schenectady is expected 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 Schenectady is $37,010 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.