Bookkeeping in Ohio

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Schools Offering Bookkeeping Programs in Ohio

Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Ohio receive bookkeeping certificates every year. That means an estimated 526 bookkeeping clerks graduate from Ohio's 44 bookkeeping schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Ohio with a bookkeeping program is Miami University-Oxford, which is located in Oxford. In 2010, it was ranked 58th nationwide. 18 students graduated with a certificate in bookkeeping from Miami University-Oxford in 2010. Miami University-Oxford charged in-state students $12,786 in tuition fees per year.

Community Services Division-Alliance City, which was ranked 60th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Ohio that has a bookkeeping program. It is located in Alliance. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Community Services Division-Alliance City bookkeeping program.

Upper Valley Joint Vocational School, which is located in Piqua, is the third-ranked school in Ohio that has a bookkeeping program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. Tuition at Upper Valley Joint Vocational School was $0 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Ohio's bookkeeping schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,933 per year, though tuition can range from $18,808 per year to $2,537 per year. In 2010, the following Ohio bookkeeping schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Rio Grande - located in Rio Grande, students are charged $18,808 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Norwood - located in Cincinnati, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. Miami-Jacobs Career College-Springboro Branch - located in Springboro, students are charged $16,896 per year

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

  1. Cuyahoga Community College District - located in Cleveland, students are charged $2,537 per year
  2. Columbus State Community College - located in Columbus, students are charged $2,958 per year
  3. Clark State Community College - located in Springfield, students are charged $2,988 per year

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

Most people who graduate from bookkeeping school in Ohio go on to work as a bookkeeping clerk. Ohio had 61,300 bookkeeping clerks in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Ohio bookkeeping clerks:

  1. Cuyahoga County - 12,880 bookkeeping clerks
  2. Dearborn County - 12,310 bookkeeping clerks
  3. Delaware County - 12,070 bookkeeping clerks

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of bookkeeping clerks is expected to grow by 4% by 2018. There are projected to be 77,080 bookkeeping clerks working in the Ohio then.


On average, bookkeeping clerks earn $33,300 per year. However, Ohio bookkeeping clerks earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,350 per year to more than $49,110 per year in 2010. The following counties in Ohio have the highest average salaries for bookkeeping clerks:

  1. Delaware County - $36,020 per year
  2. Dearborn County - $34,670 per year
  3. Cuyahoga County - $33,910 per year

A bookkeeping clerk in the following counties in Ohio make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Jefferson County - $27,310 per year
  2. Coshocton County - $28,900 per year
  3. Ashland County - $29,900 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Ohio statistics regarding a career in bookkeeping and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Ohio
  • Certificate in Bookkeeping in Ohio

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,785 miles from location National College-Willoughby Hills Wickliffe OH n/a n/a n/a
5,795 miles from location Cuyahoga Community College District Cleveland OH 9.90183 n/a 29,807
5,854 miles from location Columbus State Community College Columbus OH 11.6792 n/a 28,539
5,783 miles from location University of Akron Main Campus Akron OH 24.4078 n/a 25,959
5,895 miles from location University of Toledo Toledo OH 26.8042 n/a 23,064
5,891 miles from location Owens Community College Perrysburg OH 11.3004 n/a 22,530
5,944 miles from location Miami University-Oxford Oxford OH 41.8383 24% 16,884
5,778 miles from location Stark State College of Technology Canton OH 12.024 n/a 12,476
5,810 miles from location Hocking College Nelsonville OH 14.991 n/a 6,340
5,925 miles from location University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College Cincinnati OH 8.4508 n/a 4,820
5,912 miles from location James A Rhodes State College Lima OH 12.4985 n/a 4,147
5,896 miles from location Clark State Community College Springfield OH 8.13511 n/a 4,032
5,929 miles from location Northwest State Community College Archbold OH 12.5827 n/a 3,665
5,837 miles from location North Central State College Mansfield OH 9.94322 n/a 3,595
5,883 miles from location Southern State Community College Hillsboro OH 12.6745 n/a 3,363
5,749 miles from location Kent State University at Trumbull Warren OH 10.2774 n/a 2,623
5,803 miles from location Zane State College Zanesville OH 12.8814 n/a 2,592
5,841 miles from location Bowling Green State University-Firelands Huron OH 7.82408 n/a 2,455
5,773 miles from location Kent State University at Tuscarawas New Philadelphia OH 11.5313 n/a 2,395
5,831 miles from location Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Lancaster OH 14.4407 n/a 2,280
5,754 miles from location Kent State University at Ashtabula Ashtabula OH 11.4415 n/a 2,201
5,768 miles from location Washington State Community College Marietta OH 20.0648 n/a 2,184
5,744 miles from location Belmont Technical College Saint Clairsville OH 8.81065 n/a 2,172
5,828 miles from location Ohio University-Southern Campus Ironton OH 11.7385 n/a 2,137
5,815 miles from location University of Rio Grande Rio Grande OH 21.2168 n/a 2,096
5,796 miles from location University of Akron Wayne College Orrville OH 6.42261 n/a 1,863
5,928 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Cincinnati Cincinnati OH 10.4015 n/a 1,831
5,731 miles from location Kent State University at East Liverpool East Liverpool OH 7.99482 n/a 1,241
5,777 miles from location Brown Mackie College-North Canton Canton OH 15.8195 n/a 1,199
5,787 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Akron Akron OH 12.9702 n/a 1,120
5,892 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Findlay Findlay OH 11.781 n/a 1,028
5,740 miles from location National College-Youngstown Youngstown OH 5.67852 n/a 792
5,927 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Norwood Cincinnati OH 18.9859 100% 773
5,850 miles from location Bradford School Columbus OH 26.5179 n/a 657
5,929 miles from location National College-Cincinnati Cincinnati OH 12.1805 n/a 629
5,913 miles from location National College-Dayton Dayton OH 17.9524 n/a 553
5,896 miles from location Davis College Toledo OH 19.5449 80% 527
5,919 miles from location Upper Valley Joint Vocational School Piqua OH 35.617 n/a 518
5,919 miles from location Miami-Jacobs Career College-Springboro Branch Springboro OH 18.3673 90% 438
5,778 miles from location National College Stow OH 6.61144 n/a 411
5,852 miles from location TechSkills-Columbus Columbus OH 0.890175 n/a 205
5,898 miles from location Herzing University Toledo OH n/a n/a 149
5,761 miles from location Community Services Division-Alliance City Alliance OH 39.7872 100% 145
5,852 miles from location National College-Columbus Dayton OH n/a n/a 117

Curious what studying Bookkeeping gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks + 61,300 $33,300 -10.0%
Billing and Posting Clerks + 22,400 $30,970 -9.0%

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