Kirkland has a total population of 45,054 and a student population of 6,029. Of these students, 1,383 are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Kirkland's largest finance school is Northwest University. In 2010, Northwest University graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in finance.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a finance degree in Kirkland. In 2009 tuition at finance schools in Kirkland was $21,994 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,724 per year, on average, for room and board at Kirkland-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,684.
If you decide to work as a finance professional in Kirkland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 26,170 finance professionals in Washington State. Of these finance professionals, 12,160 were working in the greater Kirkland area. Kirkland's finance professional workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a finance professional in Kirkland is $64,430 per year, which is higher than the average for finance professionals state-wide.