Somersworth, NH has fifty-three bookkeeping schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Boston College, the highest ranked school in this group with a bookkeeping program, has a total student population of 15,036. It is the 29th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Bookkeeping students from Somersworth 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 Rochester-Dover-ME area alone, there are 220 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $61,240. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $36,450/yr and there are 810 employed.
Somersworth lies in Strafford county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Rochester-Dover-ME area has 55,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $20.29/hr average worker wage, and a $42,200 average annual salary. Thus, about 14.727 out of every 1000 jobs in Somersworth are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 4.040/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
Of the 53 bookkeeping schools with a 100-mile radius of Somersworth, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr) for bookkeeping students, with Massasoit Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,610/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Somersworth|
|South Portland||ME||-||2||20.6898||57||40.9 miles|
|S Portland||ME||-||1||12.3758||12||40.9 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||41.3 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||57.3 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||66.2 miles|