There are schools offering bookkeeping courses in Alabama!
Schools Offering Bookkeeping Programs in Alabama
Virginia College-Huntsville, which is located in Huntsville, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a bookkeeping program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Virginia College-Huntsville's bookkeeping program. Virginia College-Huntsville charged in-state students $12,300 in tuition fees per year.
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a bookkeeping program. It is located in Hanceville. In 2010, George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville graduated 0 students from its bookkeeping program. The tuition rate at George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville was $3,570 per year.
Jefferson Davis Community College, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Alabama that has a bookkeeping program. It is located in Brewton. Tuition at Jefferson Davis Community College was $3,278 per year.
Tuition at Alabama's bookkeeping schools ranges from $12,300 per year to $3,270 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,811 per year. In 2010, the bookkeeping schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Alabama were:
- Virginia College-Huntsville - located in Huntsville, students are charged $12,300 per year
- Jefferson State Community College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $3,630 per year
- Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus - located in Birmingham, students are charged $3,570 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Alabama bookkeeping schools were charged at the following schools:
- Lurleen B Wallace Community College - located in Andalusia, students are charged $3,270 per year
- Gadsden State Community College - located in Gadsden, students are charged $3,270 per year
- J F Drake State Technical College - located in Huntsville, students are charged $3,270 per year
A bookkeeping certificate from an Alabama school... what next?
Most people who graduate from bookkeeping school in Alabama go on to work as a bookkeeping clerk. 22,050 bookkeeping clerks were working in Alabama in 2010. The largest populations of Alabama bookkeeping clerks are working in the following counties:
- Bibb County - 6,640 bookkeeping clerks
- Mobile County - 2,090 bookkeeping clerks
- Limestone County - 2,070 bookkeeping clerks
The government projects that the number of bookkeeping clerks in Alabama will grow by 10%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 35,940 bookkeeping clerks working in Alabama.
A bookkeeping clerk in Alabama makes an average of $31,930 per year. However, this number is only an average. bookkeeping clerks in Alabama had varying salaries from $17,440 to $48,190 per year in 2010. A bookkeeping clerk in the following Alabama counties makes the highest salaries on average:
- Bibb County - $35,260 per year
- Autauga County - $32,320 per year
- Lee County - $31,740 per year
On average, bookkeeping clerks earns the least in the following Alabama counties:
- Cullman County - $28,270 per year
- Bullock County - $28,980 per year
- Colbert County - $29,180 per year
For more data regarding a career in bookkeeping in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as small business or finance, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Bookkeeping in Alabama
- Certificate in Bookkeeping in Alabama
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||22,050||$31,930||-6.4%|
|Billing and Posting Clerks||6,850||$30,020||-7.7%|
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