High Point, NC (population: 105,064) has one bookkeeping school within its city limits. High Point University has a total student population of 3,603. It is the 394th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Bookkeeping students from High Point 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.
High Point 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 High Point are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 6.669/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, High Point University ends up costing a student $24,754/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from High Point|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||16.0 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||53.9 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||92.4 miles|