El Paso, TX (population: 631,862) has five tax accounting schools within its city limits. Computer Career Center, the highest ranked school in the city with a tax accounting program, has a total student population of 994. It is the 1168th highest ranked school in the USA and the 53rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Tax Accounting students from El Paso 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.
El Paso lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the El Paso area has 269,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $16.37/hr average worker wage, and a $34,050 average annual salary.
Of the 5 tax accounting schools in El Paso, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Computer Career Center comes out as the most expensive ($14,463/yr) for tax accounting students, with El Paso Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,368/yr.