Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has six bookkeeping schools within its city limits. Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria, the highest ranked school in the city with a bookkeeping program, has a total student population of 424. It is the 1275th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Bookkeeping students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 5,610 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $54,280. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $30,380/yr and there are 8,820 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 20.843 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 13.250/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
Of the 6 bookkeeping schools in Tulsa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Tulsa Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,406/yr) for bookkeeping students, with Tulsa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,722/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|