Wilson, NC (population: 49,786) has two bookkeeping schools within its city limits. Barton College, the highest ranked school in the city with a bookkeeping program, has a total student population of 1,150. It is the 3913th highest ranked school in the USA and the 71st highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Bookkeeping students from Wilson 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 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 1,200 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $59,210. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $29,630/yr and there are 3,610 employed.
Wilson lies in Wilson county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 298,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $15.90/hr average worker wage, and a $33,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 12.093 out of every 1000 jobs in Wilson are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 4.023/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
Of the 2 bookkeeping schools in Wilson, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Barton College comes out as the most expensive ($17,089/yr) for bookkeeping students, with Wilson Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,857/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wilson|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||17.1 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||64.3 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||65.5 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||97.0 miles|