Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has six tax accounting schools within its city limits. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a tax accounting program, has a total student population of 45,943. It is the 26th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Washington. To learn more about tax accounting programs in Seattle, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of tax accounting professors at University of Washington such as Helen Adams, Wendy Baesler, Galen Basse, David Burgstahler, Liz Chuk, and Eduard Dehaan.
Tax Accounting students from Seattle 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are ** employed tax preparers earning an average salary of $28,540. Accountants and auditors in this area earn $67,560/yr and there are 13,380 employed.
Seattle lies in King county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area has 1,404,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $25.60/hr average worker wage, and a $53,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 9.529 out of every 1000 jobs in Seattle are held by accountants and auditors, and **/1000 are held by tax preparers.
Of the 6 tax accounting schools in Seattle, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr) for tax accounting students, with Seattle Community College-South Campus as the lowest, reported at only $6,159/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Seattle|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||21.4 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||33.4 miles|