Bookkeeping in Georgia

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Schools Offering Bookkeeping Programs in Georgia


Each year, approximately 1.0% of Georgia graduates receive certificates in bookkeeping. That means an estimated 2,508 bookkeeping clerks graduate from Georgia's 34 bookkeeping schools each year.

Top Schools

Interactive College of Technology, which is located in Atlanta, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a bookkeeping program. It received a ranking of 74th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Interactive College of Technology graduated 22 students from its bookkeeping program. Students at Interactive College of Technology paid $7,850 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Georgia with a bookkeeping program is North Georgia Technical College, which is located in Clarkesville. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. 23 students graduated with certificate in bookkeeping from North Georgia Technical College in 2010. Students at North Georgia Technical College paid $2,310 per year in tuition fees.

Interactive College of Technology, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a bookkeeping program. It is located in Gainesville. 4 students graduated with certificate in bookkeeping from Interactive College of Technology in 2010. The tuition rate at Interactive College of Technology was $7,850 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Georgia bookkeeping school, average tuition will be $3,250 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,863 per year to $14,826 per year. In 2010, the bookkeeping schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Brown Mackie College-Atlanta - located in Atlanta, students are charged $9,766 per year
  2. Interactive College of Technology - located in Atlanta, students are charged $7,850 per year

The bookkeeping schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Central Georgia Technical College - located in Macon, students are charged $1,863 per year
  3. Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year

A bookkeeping certificate from a Georgia school... what next?

A large number of Georgia bookkeeping graduates become bookkeeping clerks. In 2010, there were 49,300 bookkeeping clerks working in Georgia. The following counties have the largest number of Georgia bookkeeping clerks:

  1. Barrow County - 29,420 bookkeeping clerks
  2. Appling County - 2,660 bookkeeping clerks
  3. Burke County - 2,280 bookkeeping clerks

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of bookkeeping clerks is expected to grow by 16% by 2018. There are projected to be 73,310 bookkeeping clerks working in the Georgia then.

Salary

On average, bookkeeping clerks earn $34,360 per year. But, salaries for bookkeeping clerks can vary. In 2010, bookkeeping clerks made as little as less than $16,010 per year or as much as more than $54,200 per year in Georgia. On average a bookkeeping clerk earns the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Barrow County - $36,720 per year
  2. Bryan County - $33,410 per year
  3. Hall County - $32,950 per year

The following counties in Georgia have the lowest average salaries for bookkeeping clerks:

  1. Bulloch County - $27,920 per year
  2. Appling County - $29,190 per year
  3. Banks County - $29,890 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in bookkeeping. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as small business or finance.

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

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 49,300 $34,360 2.2%
2
Billing and Posting Clerks 14,760 $32,540 -2.0%
 

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