Dobson, NC has one bookkeeping school within its city limits. Surry Community College has a total student population of 3,599. It is the 5006th highest ranked school in the USA and the 102nd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Bookkeeping students from Dobson 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 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 710 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $52,000. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $28,670/yr and there are 2,370 employed.
Dobson lies in Surry county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 195,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.74/hr average worker wage, and a $32,740 average annual salary. Thus, about 12.102 out of every 1000 jobs in Dobson are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 3.603/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Surry Community College ends up costing a student $3,573/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dobson|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||33.6 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||49.5 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||66.1 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||99.3 miles|