Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has six tax accounting schools within its city limits. Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria, the highest ranked school in the city with a tax accounting program, has a total student population of 424. It is the 1275th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Tax Accounting students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 190 employed tax preparers earning an average salary of $28,020. Accountants and auditors in this area earn $54,280/yr and there are 5,610 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 13.250 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by accountants and auditors, and 0.455/1000 are held by tax preparers.
Of the 6 tax accounting schools in Tulsa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Tulsa Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,406/yr) for tax accounting students, with Tulsa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,722/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|