With an overall population of 50,052 and a student population of 5,967, approximately 4,346 of Renton students attend one of Renton's schools that offer accounting programs.
Renton Technical College is the largest accounting school in Renton, based on student population. In 2010, Renton Technical College graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in accounting.
A total of 27 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Renton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,185 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,080 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Renton.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Renton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 accountants in Washington State were working in the greater Renton area. The number of accountants in Renton is expected 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 Renton is $39,050 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.