Jupiter, FL (population: 50,075) has thirty-two bookkeeping schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Miami, the highest ranked school in this group with a bookkeeping program, has a total student population of 15,629. It is the 69th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Florida.
Bookkeeping students from Jupiter schools who go on to become bookkeepers, bookkeeping clerks, accounting managers, accounting officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,757,870 people working as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,750. Also, Accountants and auditors make on average $67,430 per year and there are about 1,106,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach Metropolitan area alone, there are 5,740 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $69,020. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $35,020/yr and there are 7,750 employed.
Jupiter lies in Palm Beach county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach Metropolitan area has 510,440 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $42,380 average annual salary. Thus, about 15 out of every 1000 jobs in Jupiter are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 11/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
Of the 32 bookkeeping schools with a 100-mile radius of Jupiter, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Miami comes out as the most expensive ($26,758/yr) for bookkeeping students, with Indian River State College as the lowest, reported at only $2,138/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jupiter|
|West Palm Beach||FL||99,706||6||33.5336||149||11.9 miles|
|Lake Worth||FL||-||2||25.2639||114||21.2 miles|
|Boynton Beach||FL||69,913||1||0.00884495||0||27.0 miles|
|Port Saint Lucie||FL||163,859||0||-||0||29.3 miles|
|Delray Beach||FL||64,829||0||-||0||32.5 miles|
|Boca Raton||FL||86,084||4||34.4533||150||38.0 miles|
|Deerfield Beach||FL||75,503||1||1.86135||0||42.2 miles|
|Coconut Creek||FL||51,117||1||19.1074||42||44.5 miles|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||46.0 miles|
|Pompano Beach||FL||101,930||4||24.0374||34||47.1 miles|
|Fort Lauderdale||FL||184,625||11||23.9607||338||54.0 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||64.7 miles|
|North Miami Beach||FL||-||1||30.306||3||68.4 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||68.4 miles|
|North Miami||FL||55,954||1||20.3506||19||70.7 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||71.1 miles|
|Miami Beach||FL||84,633||4||12.1922||6||76.8 miles|
|Coral Gables||FL||43,646||1||80.2467||177||85.0 miles|