Bookkeeping in Utah

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Schools Offering Bookkeeping Programs in Utah


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Utah graduates receive certificates in bookkeeping. Thus, Utah's 7 bookkeeping schools put out approximately 186 bookkeeping clerks each year.

Top Schools

Uintah Basin Applied Technology College, which is located in Roosevelt, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a bookkeeping program. It received a ranking of 73rd in the country in 2010. no students graduated with a certificate in bookkeeping from Uintah Basin Applied Technology College in 2010.

Salt Lake Community College, which is located in Salt Lake City, is the second-ranked school in Utah that has a bookkeeping program. It received a ranking of 82nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Salt Lake Community College graduated 39 students from its bookkeeping program. The tuition rate at Salt Lake Community College was $2,932 per year.

The third-ranked school in Utah that has a bookkeeping program is Latter-day Saints Business College. Latter-day Saints Business College, which was ranked 84th in the country in 2010, is located in Salt Lake City. In 2010, 115 students graduated from Latter-day Saints Business College bookkeeping program. Latter-day Saints Business College charged in-state students $2,900 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Utah's bookkeeping schools ranges from $15,660 per year to $2,900 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,120 per year. In 2010, the following Utah bookkeeping schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Broadview University-Orem Campus - located in Orem, students are charged $15,660 per year
  2. Provo College - located in American Fork, students are charged $14,346 per year
  3. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year

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

  1. Latter-day Saints Business College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,900 per year
  2. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year
  3. Provo College - located in American Fork, students are charged $14,346 per year

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

A large number of Utah bookkeeping graduates become bookkeeping clerks. Utah had 13,750 bookkeeping clerks in 2010. In Utah, the largest numbers of bookkeeping clerks work in the following counties:

  1. Salt Lake County - 7,250 bookkeeping clerks
  2. Juab County - 2,150 bookkeeping clerks
  3. Davis County - 2,070 bookkeeping clerks

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 20,530 bookkeeping clerks will be working in Utah state. This would require the number of bookkeeping clerks to grow by 20%.

Salary

On average, bookkeeping clerks earn $31,730 per year. But, salaries for bookkeeping clerks can vary. In 2010, bookkeeping clerks made as little as less than $16,990 per year or as much as more than $45,600 per year in Utah. On average a bookkeeping clerk earns the most in the following Utah counties:

  1. Davis County - $32,890 per year
  2. Salt Lake County - $32,390 per year
  3. Washington County - $31,640 per year

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

  1. Millard County - $25,630 per year
  2. Box Elder County - $29,280 per year
  3. Franklin County - $29,910 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Utah 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 Utah
  • Certificate in Bookkeeping in Utah

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,364 miles from location Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City UT 17.6641 n/a 34,966
7,354 miles from location Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College Ogden UT 15.3887 n/a 3,085
7,360 miles from location Latter-day Saints Business College Salt Lake City UT 15.7458 n/a 1,589
7,270 miles from location Uintah Basin Applied Technology College Roosevelt UT 27.2628 100% 798
7,475 miles from location Southwest Applied Technology Center Cedar City UT 6.35473 n/a 436
7,359 miles from location Broadview University-Orem Campus Orem UT n/a n/a 233
0 miles from location Provo College American Fork UT n/a n/a 119
 

Curious what studying Bookkeeping gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks + 13,750 $31,730 2.5%
2
Billing and Posting Clerks + 2,610 $32,020 -38.7%
 

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