There are schools offering bookkeeping courses in Washington State!
Schools Offering Bookkeeping Programs in Washington State
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Around 0.6% of Washington State's graduates graduate from bookkeeping certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 993 bookkeeping clerks graduate from Washington State's 34 bookkeeping schools.
The top-ranked school in Washington State that has a bookkeeping program is Seattle Vocational Institute. Seattle Vocational Institute, which was ranked 76th in the country in 2010, is located in Seattle. In 2010, Seattle Vocational Institute graduated 17 students from its bookkeeping program. Tuition at Seattle Vocational Institute was $3,633 per year.
Bellingham Technical College, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Washington State that has a bookkeeping program. It is located in Bellingham. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Bellingham Technical College bookkeeping program. Students at Bellingham Technical College paid $3,745 per year in tuition fees.
The third-ranked school in Washington State with a bookkeeping program is Renton Technical College, which is located in Renton. In 2010, it was ranked 78th nationwide. In 2010, Renton Technical College graduated 25 students from its bookkeeping programs. Tuition at Renton Technical College was $2,785 per year.
Bookkeeping schools in Washington State, charge students an average tuition of $3,993 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $14,826 per year, or as little as $2,610 per year. In 2010, the following Washington State bookkeeping schools had the highest tuition rates:
- DeVry University-Washington - located in Auburn, students are charged $14,826 per year
- City University of Seattle - located in Bellevue, students are charged $14,574 per year
- Bates Technical College - located in Tacoma, students are charged $5,111 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Washington State bookkeeping schools were charged at the following schools:
- Spokane Community College - located in Spokane, students are charged $2,610 per year
- Renton Technical College - located in Renton, students are charged $2,785 per year
- Olympic College - located in Bremerton, students are charged $3,006 per year
A bookkeeping certificate from a Washington State school... what next?
The highest percentage of bookkeeping graduates in Washington State pursue careers as a bookkeeping clerk. Washington State had 40,490 bookkeeping clerks in 2010. In Washington State, the largest numbers of bookkeeping clerks work in the following counties:
- King County - 18,590 bookkeeping clerks
- Pierce County - 3,990 bookkeeping clerks
- Spokane County - 3,340 bookkeeping clerks
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 55,780 bookkeeping clerks will be working in Washington State state. This would require the number of bookkeeping clerks to grow by 5%.
On average, bookkeeping clerks earn $37,560 per year. However, Washington State bookkeeping clerks earned anywhere in the range from as less than $19,460 per year to more than $55,240 per year in 2010. A bookkeeping clerk in the following Washington State counties makes the highest salaries on average:
- King County - $39,890 per year
- Kitsap County - $38,530 per year
- Pierce County - $37,320 per year
A bookkeeping clerk in the following counties in Washington State make the lowest salaries on average:
- Grays Harbor County - $32,560 per year
- Adams County - $32,910 per year
- Cowlitz County - $33,500 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Washington State 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 Washington State
- Certificate in Bookkeeping in Washington State
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,680 miles from location||Bellevue College||Bellevue||WA||15.3084||n/a||14,010|
|7,758 miles from location||Clark College||Vancouver||WA||13.9084||n/a||12,989|
|7,680 miles from location||Edmonds Community College||Lynnwood||WA||17.534||n/a||9,658|
|7,670 miles from location||Everett Community College||Everett||WA||13.4947||n/a||8,313|
|7,689 miles from location||Green River Community College||Auburn||WA||15.7392||n/a||8,205|
|7,710 miles from location||Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom||Lakewood||WA||12.9816||n/a||8,188|
|7,701 miles from location||Olympic College||Bremerton||WA||11.8614||n/a||7,536|
|7,472 miles from location||Spokane Community College||Spokane||WA||14.6787||n/a||7,445|
|7,585 miles from location||Columbia Basin College||Pasco||WA||10.7425||n/a||6,978|
|7,705 miles from location||Tacoma Community College||Tacoma||WA||11.2217||n/a||6,825|
|7,692 miles from location||Highline Community College||Seattle||WA||16.5765||n/a||6,725|
|7,707 miles from location||Clover Park Technical College||Lakewood||WA||16.2384||n/a||6,573|
|7,684 miles from location||Seattle Community College-North Campus||Seattle||WA||12.2688||n/a||6,524|
|7,684 miles from location||Shoreline Community College||Seattle||WA||13.8462||n/a||6,277|
|7,690 miles from location||Seattle Community College-South Campus||Seattle||WA||8.16257||n/a||6,074|
|7,662 miles from location||Skagit Valley College||Mount Vernon||WA||14.1008||n/a||5,676|
|7,729 miles from location||South Puget Sound Community College||Olympia||WA||13.4048||n/a||5,651|
|7,702 miles from location||Bates Technical College||Tacoma||WA||15.6162||n/a||5,458|
|7,552 miles from location||Walla Walla Community College||Walla Walla||WA||17.3035||n/a||5,053|
|7,638 miles from location||Yakima Valley Community College||Yakima||WA||16.932||n/a||4,724|
|7,658 miles from location||Whatcom Community College||Bellingham||WA||13.7069||n/a||4,663|
|7,677 miles from location||Lake Washington Technical College||Kirkland||WA||9.52843||n/a||4,646|
|7,684 miles from location||Renton Technical College||Renton||WA||22.262||n/a||4,346|
|7,756 miles from location||Lower Columbia College||Longview||WA||16.7356||n/a||4,290|
|7,740 miles from location||Centralia College||Centralia||WA||18.6955||n/a||3,574|
|7,607 miles from location||Wenatchee Valley College||Wenatchee||WA||17.293||n/a||3,423|
|7,697 miles from location||Pierce College at Puyallup||Puyallup||WA||10.872||n/a||3,267|
|7,680 miles from location||City University of Seattle||Bellevue||WA||10.3031||n/a||3,204|
|7,717 miles from location||Peninsula College||Port Angeles||WA||11.984||n/a||3,155|
|7,660 miles from location||Bellingham Technical College||Bellingham||WA||23.5145||n/a||2,864|
|7,769 miles from location||Grays Harbor College||Aberdeen||WA||13.4003||n/a||2,285|
|7,570 miles from location||Big Bend Community College||Moses Lake||WA||16.8914||n/a||2,169|
|7,694 miles from location||DeVry University-Washington||Auburn||WA||18.3247||88%||1,003|
|7,686 miles from location||Seattle Vocational Institute||Seattle||WA||24.3891||n/a||271|
Curious what studying Bookkeeping gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Washington State
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks +||40,490||$37,560||-1.7%|
|Billing and Posting Clerks +||11,150||$35,300||-5.3%|
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