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Bookkeeping in Colorado

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Schools Offering Bookkeeping Programs in Colorado

Each year, approximately 0.1% of Colorado graduates receive certificates in bookkeeping. That means an estimated 204 bookkeeping clerks graduate from Colorado's 15 bookkeeping schools each year.

Top Schools

Emily Griffith Opportunity School, which is located in Denver, is the top-ranked school in Colorado that has a bookkeeping program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. In 2010, no students graduated from Emily Griffith Opportunity School's bookkeeping program.

The second-ranked school in Colorado with a bookkeeping program is Institute of Business and Medical Careers, which is located in Fort Collins. In 2010, it was ranked 72nd nationwide. In 2010, Institute of Business and Medical Careers graduated 13 students from its bookkeeping program. Students at Institute of Business and Medical Careers paid $10,800 per year in tuition fees.

Everest College-Colorado Springs, which is located in Colorado Springs, is the third-ranked school in Colorado that has a bookkeeping program. It received a ranking of 74th in the country in 2010. 0 students graduated with certificate in bookkeeping from Everest College-Colorado Springs in 2010. Students at Everest College-Colorado Springs paid $14,271 per year in tuition fees.


Bookkeeping schools in Colorado, charge students an average tuition of $5,821 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $14,826 per year, or as little as $1,650 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Colorado bookkeeping schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Everest College-Colorado Springs - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $14,271 per year
  2. National American University-Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $12,160 per year

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

  1. Colorado Mountain College - located in Glenwood Springs, students are charged $1,650 per year
  2. Aims Community College - located in Greeley, students are charged $2,068 per year
  3. Arapahoe Community College - located in Littleton, students are charged $2,492 per year

A bookkeeping certificate from a Colorado school... what next?

Most people who graduate from bookkeeping school in Colorado go on to work as a bookkeeping clerk. If you decide to work as a bookkeeping clerk in Colorado, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 31,420 Colorado bookkeeping clerks as of 2010. The largest populations of Colorado bookkeeping clerks are working in the following counties:

  1. Adams County - 17,040 bookkeeping clerks
  2. El Paso County - 2,870 bookkeeping clerks
  3. Archuleta County - 2,260 bookkeeping clerks

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of bookkeeping clerks in the state of Colorado will grow to 36,980. This would require a 5% growth in the profession.


A bookkeeping clerk in Colorado earns $35,210 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Colorado bookkeeping clerks earned as little as less than $16,300 per year or as much as more than $60,220 per year. The following counties in Colorado have the highest average salaries for bookkeeping clerks:

  1. Eagle County - $40,050 per year
  2. Boulder County - $36,950 per year
  3. Adams County - $36,850 per year

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

  1. Alamosa County - $28,030 per year
  2. Chaffee County - $28,430 per year
  3. Pueblo County - $31,030 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 31,420 $35,210 -0.8%
Billing and Posting Clerks 5,590 $35,010 -30.6%

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