Waynesburg has a general population of 4,184 and an overall student population of 2,555. Approximately 2,515 of Waynesburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Waynesburg University is the largest accounting school in Waynesburg, based on student population. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Waynesburg University with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an accounting degree in Waynesburg. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Waynesburg was $17,760 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Waynesburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Waynesburg-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,370 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Waynesburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 83,000 accountants in Pennsylvania. Of these accountants, 2,030 were working in the greater Waynesburg area. Waynesburg's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Waynesburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,140 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.