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Bookkeeping in Ohio

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Schools Offering Bookkeeping Programs in Ohio

Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Ohio receive bookkeeping certificates every year. That means an estimated 526 bookkeeping clerks graduate from Ohio's 44 bookkeeping schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Ohio with a bookkeeping program is Miami University-Oxford, which is located in Oxford. In 2010, it was ranked 58th nationwide. 18 students graduated with a certificate in bookkeeping from Miami University-Oxford in 2010. Miami University-Oxford charged in-state students $12,786 in tuition fees per year.

Community Services Division-Alliance City, which was ranked 60th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Ohio that has a bookkeeping program. It is located in Alliance. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Community Services Division-Alliance City bookkeeping program.

Upper Valley Joint Vocational School, which is located in Piqua, is the third-ranked school in Ohio that has a bookkeeping program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. Tuition at Upper Valley Joint Vocational School was $0 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Ohio's bookkeeping schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,933 per year, though tuition can range from $18,808 per year to $2,537 per year. In 2010, the following Ohio bookkeeping schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Rio Grande - located in Rio Grande, students are charged $18,808 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Norwood - located in Cincinnati, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. Miami-Jacobs Career College-Springboro Branch - located in Springboro, students are charged $16,896 per year

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

  1. Cuyahoga Community College District - located in Cleveland, students are charged $2,537 per year
  2. Columbus State Community College - located in Columbus, students are charged $2,958 per year
  3. Clark State Community College - located in Springfield, students are charged $2,988 per year

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

Most people who graduate from bookkeeping school in Ohio go on to work as a bookkeeping clerk. Ohio had 61,300 bookkeeping clerks in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Ohio bookkeeping clerks:

  1. Cuyahoga County - 12,880 bookkeeping clerks
  2. Dearborn County - 12,310 bookkeeping clerks
  3. Delaware County - 12,070 bookkeeping clerks

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of bookkeeping clerks is expected to grow by 4% by 2018. There are projected to be 77,080 bookkeeping clerks working in the Ohio then.


On average, bookkeeping clerks earn $33,300 per year. However, Ohio bookkeeping clerks earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,350 per year to more than $49,110 per year in 2010. The following counties in Ohio have the highest average salaries for bookkeeping clerks:

  1. Delaware County - $36,020 per year
  2. Dearborn County - $34,670 per year
  3. Cuyahoga County - $33,910 per year

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

  1. Jefferson County - $27,310 per year
  2. Coshocton County - $28,900 per year
  3. Ashland County - $29,900 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 61,300 $33,300 -10.0%
Billing and Posting Clerks 22,400 $30,970 -9.0%

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