Bookkeeping in Idaho

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Schools Offering Bookkeeping Programs in Idaho

Around 0.1% of Idaho's graduates graduate from bookkeeping certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 23 bookkeeping clerks graduate from Idaho's 3 bookkeeping schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Idaho that has a bookkeeping program is Lewis-Clark State College. Lewis-Clark State College, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Lewiston. 4 students graduated with a certificate in bookkeeping from Lewis-Clark State College in 2010. The tuition rate at Lewis-Clark State College was $4,998 per year.

North Idaho College, which was ranked 83rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Idaho that has a bookkeeping program. It is located in Coeur D Alene. In 2010, 11 students graduated from North Idaho College bookkeeping program. North Idaho College charged in-state students $2,658 in tuition fees per year.

The third-largest bookkeeping school in Idaho is College of Western Idaho. It is located in Fort Worth. In 2010, 0 students graduated from College of Western Idaho bookkeeping program. College of Western Idaho charged in-state students 3096 in tuition fees per year.


Bookkeeping schools in Idaho, charge students an average tuition of $3,584 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $4,998 per year, or as little as $2,658 per year. The Idaho bookkeeping schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Lewis-Clark State College - located in Lewiston, students are charged $4,998 per year
  2. College of Western Idaho - located in Nampa, students are charged $3,096 per year
  3. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year

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

  1. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year
  2. College of Western Idaho - located in Nampa, students are charged $3,096 per year
  3. Lewis-Clark State College - located in Lewiston, students are charged $4,998 per year

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

The highest percentage of bookkeeping graduates in Idaho pursue careers as a bookkeeping clerk. Idaho had 8,060 bookkeeping clerks in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Idaho bookkeeping clerks:

  1. Ada County - 3,270 bookkeeping clerks
  2. Blaine County - 1,040 bookkeeping clerks
  3. Kootenai County - 780 bookkeeping clerks

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of bookkeeping clerks is expected to grow by 14% by 2018. There are projected to be 11,510 bookkeeping clerks working in the Idaho then.


On average, bookkeeping clerks earn $31,640 per year. In 2010, however, some Idaho bookkeeping clerks earned as little as less than $15,670 per year or as much as more than $48,320 per year. The counties in Idaho with the highest average salary for a bookkeeping clerk are:

  1. Nez Perce County - $33,950 per year
  2. Ada County - $33,870 per year
  3. Kootenai County - $33,040 per year

The Idaho counties with the lowest average salary for bookkeeping clerks are:

  1. Adams County - $26,270 per year
  2. Bannock County - $26,900 per year
  3. Bonneville County - $27,410 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Idaho 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 Idaho
  • Certificate in Bookkeeping in Idaho

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,447 miles from location North Idaho College Coeur D Alene ID 16.995 n/a 5,659
7,488 miles from location Lewis-Clark State College Lewiston ID 18.6173 51% 4,200
7,529 miles from location College of Western Idaho Nampa ID n/a n/a 3,683

Curious what studying Bookkeeping gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks + 8,060 $31,640 -6.6%
Billing and Posting Clerks + 2,190 $30,320 2.3%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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