New Bern, NC has one bookkeeping school within its city limits. Craven Community College has a total student population of 3,458. It is the 5452nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 125th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Bookkeeping students from New Bern 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.
New Bern lies in Craven 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 New Bern 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, Craven Community College ends up costing a student $4,388/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Bern|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||32.2 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||73.0 miles|