Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has ten bookkeeping schools within its city limits. Vanderbilt University, the highest ranked school in the city with a bookkeeping program, has a total student population of 12,506. It is the 17th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Tennessee.
Bookkeeping students from Nashville 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 6,140 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $59,390. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $33,720/yr and there are 8,450 employed.
Nashville lies in Davidson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 11.737 out of every 1000 jobs in Nashville are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 8.532/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
Of the 10 bookkeeping schools in Nashville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($24,222/yr) for bookkeeping students, with Nashville State Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,750/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Nashville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||58.5 miles|