Arlington, TX (population: 385,024) has two bookkeeping schools within its city limits. CCI Training Center, the highest ranked school in the city with a bookkeeping program, has a total student population of 250. It is the 1721st highest ranked school in the USA and the 77th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Bookkeeping students from Arlington 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 Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 6,260 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $69,130. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $34,060/yr and there are 9,980 employed.
Arlington lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 11.653 out of every 1000 jobs in Arlington are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 7.312/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
Of the 2 bookkeeping schools in Arlington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, CCI Training Center comes out as the most expensive ($15,882/yr) for bookkeeping students, with The University of Texas at Arlington as the lowest, reported at only $12,392/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Arlington|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||6.4 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||11.4 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||12.9 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||12.9 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||23.6 miles|