Gulfport, MS (population: 71,411) has twenty-two tax accounting schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest ranked school in this group with a tax accounting program, has a total student population of 11,464. It is the 60th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Louisiana. To learn more about tax accounting programs in Gulfport, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of tax accounting professors at Tulane University of Louisiana such as Karen Foust, John Gee, David Lesmond, Yue Li, Beauregard Parent, and Ashton Ryan.
Tax Accounting students from Gulfport 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 Gulfport-Biloxi area alone, there are 70 employed tax preparers earning an average salary of $26,730. Accountants and auditors in this area earn $53,930/yr and there are 530 employed.
Gulfport lies in Harrison county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Gulfport-Biloxi area has 101,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.9% unemployment rate, $17.09/hr average worker wage, and a $35,540 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.195 out of every 1000 jobs in Gulfport are held by accountants and auditors, and 0.651/1000 are held by tax preparers.
Of the 22 tax accounting schools with a 100-mile radius of Gulfport, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulane University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,174/yr) for tax accounting students, with Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes as the lowest, reported at only $1,387/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gulfport|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||56.0 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||84.4 miles|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||89.6 miles|