There are schools offering bookkeeping courses in Minnesota!
Schools Offering Bookkeeping Programs in Minnesota
The top-ranked school in Minnesota with a bookkeeping program is Minnesota West Community and Technical College, which is located in Granite Falls. In 2010, it was ranked 79th nationwide. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Minnesota West Community and Technical College's bookkeeping program. Minnesota West Community and Technical College charged in-state students $5,154 in tuition fees per year.
The second-ranked school in Minnesota with a bookkeeping program is Ridgewater College, which is located in Willmar. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. Ridgewater College charged in-state students $5,280 in tuition fees per year.
Riverland Community College, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a bookkeeping program. It is located in Austin. Riverland Community College charged in-state students $5,070 in tuition fees per year.
Bookkeeping schools in Minnesota, charge students an average tuition of $6,449 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $14,826 per year, or as little as $3,728 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Minnesota bookkeeping schools were charged at the following schools:
- National American University-Roseville - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $13,780 per year
- National American University-Brooklyn Center - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $13,780 per year
The bookkeeping schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Minnesota were:
- Pine Technical College - located in Pine City, students are charged $3,728 per year
- Anoka-Ramsey Community College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $4,551 per year
- Lake Superior College - located in Duluth, students are charged $4,608 per year
A bookkeeping certificate from a Minnesota school... what next?
The highest percentage of bookkeeping graduates in Minnesota pursue careers as a bookkeeping clerk. In 2010, there were 32,710 bookkeeping clerks working in Minnesota. The Minnesota counties with the largest populations of bookkeeping clerks are:
- Anoka County - 19,520 bookkeeping clerks
- Becker County - 3,390 bookkeeping clerks
- Brown County - 2,520 bookkeeping clerks
The government projects that by 2018, the number of bookkeeping clerks in the state of Minnesota will grow to 39,750. This would require a 4% growth in the profession.
On average, a bookkeeping clerk earns a salary of $35,140 per year in Minnesota state. However, this number is only an average. bookkeeping clerks in Minnesota had varying salaries from $17,600 to $51,720 per year in 2010. The counties in Minnesota with the highest average salary for a bookkeeping clerk are:
- Anoka County - $38,040 per year
- Dodge County - $34,600 per year
- Benton County - $33,560 per year
The Minnesota counties with the lowest average salary for bookkeeping clerks are:
- Becker County - $28,980 per year
- Big Stone County - $30,000 per year
- Brown County - $30,090 per year
For more data regarding a career in bookkeeping in Minnesota 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 Minnesota
- Certificate in Bookkeeping in Minnesota
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||32,710||$35,140||-4.6%|
|Billing and Posting Clerks||9,210||$35,880||3.1%|
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