Abingdon has a total population of 7,780 and a student population of 2,974. Of these students, 2,875 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Abingdon's largest accounting school is Virginia Highlands Community College. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Virginia Highlands Community College with credentials in accounting.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Abingdon in 2010. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Abingdon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,811.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for accounting related books and supplies every year.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Abingdon, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 51,840 accountants in Virginia. Of these accountants, 1,400 were working in the greater Abingdon area. Abingdon's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 12% 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 Abingdon is $29,130 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.