Lynnwood has a total population of 33,847 and a student population of 9,658. Of these students, 9,658 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Lynnwood, by student population, is Edmonds Community College. In 2010, approximately 80 students graduated from the Accounting program at Edmonds Community College.
A reported 80 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Lynnwood in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Lynnwood's accounting schools was $12,440 per year for instate students and $17,660 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $972 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Lynnwood. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,300 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,118.
If you plan on staying in Lynnwood after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Lynnwood, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 52,830 accountants in Washington State, 18,590 were working in the greater Lynnwood area. The number of accountants in Lynnwood is expected to increase by 5% 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 Lynnwood is $39,050 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.