Boston, MA (population: 610,407) has seven tax accounting schools within its city limits. Boston University, the highest ranked school in the city with a tax accounting program, has a total student population of 31,960. It is the 32nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University). To learn more about tax accounting programs in Boston, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of tax accounting professors at Boston University such as Ana Albuquerque, Ann Marie Asadoorian, Alla Barskaya, Debby Bloom, Crowley, and Doherty.
Tax Accounting students from Boston schools who go on to become tax accountants, accountants, forensic accountants, tax preparers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,106,980 people working as accountants and auditors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,430. Also, Tax preparers make on average $36,060 per year and there are about 61,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area alone, there are 1,420 employed tax preparers earning an average salary of $64,800. Accountants and auditors in this area earn $76,000/yr and there are 22,850 employed.
Boston lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area has 1,685,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $28.04/hr average worker wage, and a $58,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 13.551 out of every 1000 jobs in Boston are held by accountants and auditors, and 0.841/1000 are held by tax preparers.
Of the 7 tax accounting schools in Boston, only 4 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 tax accounting students, with Bunker Hill Community College as the lowest, reported at only $7,745/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Boston|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||7.8 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||25.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||30.1 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||41.2 miles|