Brainerd, MN has one bookkeeping school within its city limits. Central Lakes College-Brainerd has a total student population of 4,206. It is the 4422nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 77th highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).
Bookkeeping students from Brainerd 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 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 920 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $52,950. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $29,250/yr and there are 3,430 employed.
Brainerd lies in Crow Wing county, which is one of the 61 counties in Minnesota. Overall, the Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area has 179,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $16.62/hr average worker wage, and a $34,580 average annual salary. Thus, about 19.053 out of every 1000 jobs in Brainerd are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 5.143/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Central Lakes College-Brainerd ends up costing a student $9,841/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brainerd|
|Saint Cloud||MN||67,771||3||25.374||204||55.8 miles|
|Pine City||MN||-||1||14.515||24||69.0 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||93.3 miles|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||95.4 miles|
|Brooklyn Center||MN||-||2||15.2653||32||97.9 miles|