Greenville, NC (population: 85,963) has one bookkeeping school within its city limits. East Carolina University has a total student population of 27,654. It is the 214th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Bookkeeping students from Greenville 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 Greenville area alone, there are 380 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $57,710. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $33,520/yr and there are 740 employed.
Greenville lies in Pitt county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greenville area has 73,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $17.57/hr average worker wage, and a $36,550 average annual salary. Thus, about 10.160 out of every 1000 jobs in Greenville are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 5.150/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, East Carolina University ends up costing a student $7,646/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenville|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||35.1 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||38.7 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||70.8 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||96.5 miles|