Bookkeeping in Alabama

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Schools Offering Bookkeeping Programs in Alabama


Around 0.2% of Alabama's graduates graduate from bookkeeping certificate programs every year. Thus, Alabama's 13 bookkeeping schools put out approximately 277 bookkeeping clerks each year.

Top Schools

Virginia College-Huntsville, which is located in Huntsville, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a bookkeeping program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Virginia College-Huntsville's bookkeeping program. Virginia College-Huntsville charged in-state students $12,300 in tuition fees per year.

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a bookkeeping program. It is located in Hanceville. In 2010, George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville graduated 0 students from its bookkeeping program. The tuition rate at George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville was $3,570 per year.

Jefferson Davis Community College, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Alabama that has a bookkeeping program. It is located in Brewton. Tuition at Jefferson Davis Community College was $3,278 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Alabama's bookkeeping schools ranges from $12,300 per year to $3,270 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,811 per year. In 2010, the bookkeeping schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Alabama were:

  1. Virginia College-Huntsville - located in Huntsville, students are charged $12,300 per year
  2. Jefferson State Community College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $3,630 per year
  3. Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus - located in Birmingham, students are charged $3,570 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Alabama bookkeeping schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Lurleen B Wallace Community College - located in Andalusia, students are charged $3,270 per year
  2. Gadsden State Community College - located in Gadsden, students are charged $3,270 per year
  3. J F Drake State Technical College - located in Huntsville, students are charged $3,270 per year

A bookkeeping certificate from an Alabama school... what next?

Most people who graduate from bookkeeping school in Alabama go on to work as a bookkeeping clerk. 22,050 bookkeeping clerks were working in Alabama in 2010. The largest populations of Alabama bookkeeping clerks are working in the following counties:

  1. Bibb County - 6,640 bookkeeping clerks
  2. Mobile County - 2,090 bookkeeping clerks
  3. Limestone County - 2,070 bookkeeping clerks

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of bookkeeping clerks in Alabama will grow by 10%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 35,940 bookkeeping clerks working in Alabama.

Salary

A bookkeeping clerk in Alabama makes an average of $31,930 per year. However, this number is only an average. bookkeeping clerks in Alabama had varying salaries from $17,440 to $48,190 per year in 2010. A bookkeeping clerk in the following Alabama counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bibb County - $35,260 per year
  2. Autauga County - $32,320 per year
  3. Lee County - $31,740 per year

On average, bookkeeping clerks earns the least in the following Alabama counties:

  1. Cullman County - $28,270 per year
  2. Bullock County - $28,980 per year
  3. Colbert County - $29,180 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in bookkeeping in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as small business or finance, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Bookkeeping in Alabama
  • Certificate in Bookkeeping in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,012 miles from location Community College of the Air Force Montgomery AL 0.0 n/a n/a
6,035 miles from location Jefferson State Community College Birmingham AL 7.88929 n/a 8,581
5,995 miles from location Gadsden State Community College Gadsden AL 17.7292 n/a 6,917
6,040 miles from location George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Hanceville AL 24.8428 n/a 6,311
6,093 miles from location Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals Muscle Shoals AL 15.3568 n/a 4,520
6,045 miles from location Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus Birmingham AL 15.7035 n/a 4,353
6,109 miles from location Bishop State Community College Mobile AL 8.92793 n/a 3,598
6,006 miles from location Snead State Community College Boaz AL 17.4406 n/a 2,483
6,017 miles from location Lurleen B Wallace Community College Andalusia AL 12.8289 n/a 1,790
6,011 miles from location H Councill Trenholm State Technical College Montgomery AL 15.9418 n/a 1,733
6,052 miles from location Jefferson Davis Community College Brewton AL 21.1461 n/a 1,433
6,030 miles from location J F Drake State Technical College Huntsville AL 9.75257 n/a 1,258
6,032 miles from location Virginia College-Huntsville Huntsville AL 25.0555 100% 934
 

Curious what studying Bookkeeping gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alabama

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks + 22,050 $31,930 -6.4%
2
Billing and Posting Clerks + 6,850 $30,020 -7.7%
 

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