Weldon, NC has one bookkeeping school within its city limits. Halifax Community College has a total student population of 1,711. It is the 5051st highest ranked school in the USA and the 103rd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Bookkeeping students from Weldon 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 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 600 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $67,770. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $30,440/yr and there are 2,570 employed.
Weldon lies in Halifax county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 181,760 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $16.06/hr average worker wage, and a $33,400 average annual salary. Thus, about 14.147 out of every 1000 jobs in Weldon are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 3.309/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Halifax Community College ends up costing a student $3,190/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Weldon|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||34.5 miles|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||75.2 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||78.8 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||87.7 miles|
|Virginia Beach||VA||439,564||9||17.32||116||89.1 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||96.3 miles|