Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has seven bookkeeping schools within its city limits. Oklahoma City University, the highest ranked school in the city with a bookkeeping program, has a total student population of 3,829. It is the 310th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Oklahoma.
Bookkeeping students from Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City area alone, there are 5,740 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $55,930. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $30,540/yr and there are 10,920 employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 19.335 out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 10.163/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
Of the 7 bookkeeping schools in Oklahoma City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Oklahoma City Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,972/yr) for bookkeeping students, with Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City as the lowest, reported at only $5,899/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|