Waycross, GA has one bookkeeping school within its city limits. Okefenokee Technical College has a total student population of 1,734. It is the 4563rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 114th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Bookkeeping students from Waycross 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 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 570 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $54,720. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $29,000/yr and there are 2,630 employed.
Waycross lies in Ware county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the South Georgia nonmetropolitan area has 188,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $15.30/hr average worker wage, and a $31,820 average annual salary. Thus, about 13.974 out of every 1000 jobs in Waycross are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 3.046/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Okefenokee Technical College ends up costing a student $3,966/yr.