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. DeVry University-Georgia - located in Decatur, students are charged $14,826 per year
  2. Brown Mackie College-Atlanta - located in Atlanta, students are charged $9,766 per year
  3. 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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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,911 miles from location Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta GA 11.9416 n/a 11,391
5,948 miles from location West Georgia Technical College Waco GA 14.9188 n/a 7,313
5,858 miles from location Central Georgia Technical College Macon GA 13.7605 n/a 6,950
5,885 miles from location Gwinnett Technical College Lawrenceville GA 13.6957 n/a 6,649
5,949 miles from location Georgia Northwestern Technical College Rome GA 15.91 n/a 5,994
5,884 miles from location Darton College Albany GA 11.5575 n/a 5,854
5,896 miles from location DeVry University-Georgia Decatur GA 18.0507 88% 5,808
5,704 miles from location Savannah Technical College Savannah GA 13.7948 n/a 5,483
5,951 miles from location Georgia Highlands College Rome GA 15.0481 100% 5,219
5,895 miles from location Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin GA 18.387 n/a 5,185
5,843 miles from location Athens Technical College Athens GA 14.3033 n/a 5,167
5,766 miles from location Augusta Technical College Augusta GA 18.8263 n/a 5,028
5,894 miles from location Dekalb Technical College Clarkston GA 14.4911 n/a 4,742
5,903 miles from location Atlanta Technical College Atlanta GA 12.0104 n/a 4,740
5,932 miles from location Columbus Technical College Columbus GA 11.0556 n/a 4,172
5,874 miles from location Lanier Technical College Oakwood GA 15.9689 n/a 4,115
5,882 miles from location Albany Technical College Albany GA 19.8403 n/a 3,962
5,826 miles from location Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Valdosta GA 12.9737 n/a 3,585
5,901 miles from location Bainbridge College Bainbridge GA 14.7401 65% 3,558
5,856 miles from location Middle Georgia Technical College Warner Robins GA 18.4993 n/a 3,543
5,722 miles from location College of Coastal Georgia Brunswick GA 6.56276 n/a 3,080
5,857 miles from location North Georgia Technical College Clarkesville GA 25.3614 n/a 2,865
5,887 miles from location South Georgia Technical College Americus GA 22.0327 n/a 2,562
5,748 miles from location Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro GA 16.8119 n/a 2,419
5,856 miles from location Moultrie Technical College White House GA 18.4235 n/a 2,407
5,780 miles from location Southeastern Technical College Vidalia GA 16.8823 n/a 1,972
5,814 miles from location Heart of Georgia Technical College Dublin GA 17.5704 n/a 1,815
5,775 miles from location Okefenokee Technical College Waycross GA 16.723 n/a 1,734
5,866 miles from location Southwest Georgia Technical College Thomasville GA 14.2445 n/a 1,721
5,749 miles from location Altamaha Technical College Jesup GA 22.7917 n/a 1,551
5,810 miles from location Sandersville Technical College Sandersville GA 23.0244 n/a 1,116
5,901 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Atlanta Atlanta GA 7.58458 n/a 868
5,898 miles from location Interactive College of Technology Atlanta GA 26.2665 n/a 312
5,874 miles from location Interactive College of Technology Gainesville GA 25.0019 n/a 50
 

Curious what studying Bookkeeping gets you?

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

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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