Lacey has a general population of 31,226 and an overall student population of 1,672. Approximately 1,672 of Lacey's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Lacey's largest accounting school is Saint Martin's University. In 2010, Saint Martin's University graduated approximately 16 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Lacey's accounting schools. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Lacey, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,182.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Lacey. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,360 per year, on average, for room and board at Lacey-based accounting schools. 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 Lacey, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 26,170 accountants in Washington State, 1,370 were working in the greater Lacey area. The number of accountants in Lacey is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Lacey is $54,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.