Coos Bay has a total population of 15,374 and a student population of 2,206. Of these students, 2,206 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Coos Bay, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Southwestern Oregon Community College. In 2010, Southwestern Oregon Community College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Coos Bay's accounting schools. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Coos Bay was $3,912 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Coos Bay. And if you live on campus at one of the Coos Bay-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $5,330 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,272.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Coos Bay, your job prospects are average. There were 27,510 accountants working in Oregon and 1,260 working in the greater Coos Bay area in 2010. The number of accountants in Coos Bay is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Coos Bay is $32,010 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.