Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has three tax accounting schools within its city limits. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in the city with a tax accounting program, has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about tax accounting programs in Fort Worth, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of tax accounting professors at Texas Christian University such as Arnold Barkman, Barry J. Bryan, Sandy Callaghan, Richard A Cazier, Janice Cobb, and Todd Davis.
Tax Accounting students from Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 350 employed tax preparers earning an average salary of $*. Accountants and auditors in this area earn $69,130/yr and there are 6,260 employed.
Fort Worth lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 7.312 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Worth are held by accountants and auditors, and 0.413/1000 are held by tax preparers.
Of the 3 tax accounting schools in Fort Worth, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Christian University comes out as the most expensive ($24,560/yr) for tax accounting students, with Tarrant County College District as the lowest, reported at only $5,592/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|