Moses Lake has a total population of 14,953 and a student population of 2,169. Of these students, 2,169 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Moses Lake, by student population, is Big Bend Community College. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Big Bend Community College with credentials in accounting.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Moses Lake in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,065 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Moses Lake accounting schools was an average of $13,455 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,925 per year, on average, for room and board at Moses Lake-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,887.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Moses Lake, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 52,830 accountants in Washington State, 1,120 were working in the greater Moses Lake area. Moses Lake's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Moses Lake is $30,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.