Oakwood, GA has two bookkeeping schools within its city limits. Gainesville State College, the highest ranked school in the city with a bookkeeping program, has a total student population of 8,801. It is the 4356th highest ranked school in the USA and the 101st highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Bookkeeping students from Oakwood 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 Gainesville area alone, there are 380 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $58,960. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $31,850/yr and there are 1,030 employed.
Oakwood lies in Hall county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Gainesville area has 71,020 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $37,810 average annual salary. Thus, about 14 out of every 1000 jobs in Oakwood are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 5/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
Of the 2 bookkeeping schools in Oakwood, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lanier Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($9,432/yr) for bookkeeping students, with Gainesville State College as the lowest, reported at only $7,236/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oakwood|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||36.0 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||39.3 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||51.2 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||74.3 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||87.7 miles|