Salem has a general population of 2,006 and an overall student population of 751. Approximately 751 of Salem's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Salem's largest accounting school is Salem International University. In 2010, Salem International University graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an accounting degree in Salem. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Salem was $11,280 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Salem. And if you live on campus at one of the Salem-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,680.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Salem, your job prospects are not very good. There were 10,040 accountants working in West Virginia and 1,660 working in the greater Salem area in 2010. The number of accountants in Salem is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Salem, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,910 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.
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