Charlotte, NC (population: 723,514) has nine tax accounting schools within its city limits. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the highest ranked school in the city with a tax accounting program, has a total student population of 24,701. It is the 241st highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about tax accounting programs in Charlotte, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of tax accounting professors at University of North Carolina at Charlotte such as Surasakdi Bhamornsiri, Alan Blankly, Elizabeth E. Breen, S Burnham, Hulene Burton, and Jeff Carlini.
Tax Accounting students from Charlotte 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 Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area alone, there are 390 employed tax preparers earning an average salary of $32,630. Accountants and auditors in this area earn $67,110/yr and there are 7,560 employed.
Charlotte lies in Mecklenburg county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area has 837,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $21.10/hr average worker wage, and a $43,890 average annual salary. Thus, about 9.027 out of every 1000 jobs in Charlotte are held by accountants and auditors, and 0.464/1000 are held by tax preparers.
Of the 9 tax accounting schools in Charlotte, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookstone College comes out as the most expensive ($34,289/yr) for tax accounting students, with University of North Carolina at Charlotte as the lowest, reported at only $7,644/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Charlotte|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||21.3 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||70.4 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||71.3 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||88.7 miles|