Moorhead, MN has two bookkeeping schools within its city limits. Concordia College at Moorhead, the highest ranked school in the city with a bookkeeping program, has a total student population of 2,811. It is the 1714th highest ranked school in the USA and the 25th highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).
Bookkeeping students from Moorhead 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 Duluth-WI area alone, there are 650 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $58,470. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $32,130/yr and there are 1,580 employed.
Moorhead lies in Clay county, which is one of the 61 counties in Minnesota. Overall, the Duluth-WI area has 123,760 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $18.45/hr average worker wage, and a $38,380 average annual salary. Thus, about 12.731 out of every 1000 jobs in Moorhead are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 5.276/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
Of the 2 bookkeeping schools in Moorhead, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concordia College at Moorhead comes out as the most expensive ($19,311/yr) for bookkeeping students, with Minnesota State University-Moorhead as the lowest, reported at only $11,824/yr.