Greensboro, NC (population: 259,523) has six bookkeeping schools within its city limits. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the highest ranked school in the city with a bookkeeping program, has a total student population of 21,306. It is the 275th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Bookkeeping students from Greensboro 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 Greensboro-High Point area alone, there are 2,330 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $61,720. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $32,950/yr and there are 4,140 employed.
Greensboro lies in Guilford county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greensboro-High Point area has 349,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.78/hr average worker wage, and a $39,060 average annual salary. Thus, about 11.860 out of every 1000 jobs in Greensboro are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 6.669/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
Of the 6 bookkeeping schools in Greensboro, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookstone College comes out as the most expensive ($33,983/yr) for bookkeeping students, with North Carolina A & T State University as the lowest, reported at only $5,860/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greensboro|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||11.8 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||23.2 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||45.4 miles|