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Bookkeeping in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Bookkeeping Programs in South Dakota

Around 0.0% of South Dakota's graduates graduate from bookkeeping certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 5 bookkeeping clerks graduate from South Dakota's 6 bookkeeping schools each year.

Top Schools

National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension, which is located in Ellsworth AFB, is the top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a bookkeeping program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, no students graduated from National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension's bookkeeping program. National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension charged in-state students $6,800 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a bookkeeping program is Southeast Technical Institute. Southeast Technical Institute, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Sioux Falls. Tuition at Southeast Technical Institute was $3,606 per year.

Sinte Gleska University, which was ranked 80th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a bookkeeping program. It is located in Mission. Sinte Gleska University charged in-state students $3,154 in tuition fees per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of South Dakota's bookkeeping schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,892 per year, though tuition can range from $12,038 per year to $3,154 per year. The South Dakota bookkeeping schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. National American University-Rapid City - located in Rapid City, students are charged $12,038 per year
  2. National American University-Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $11,795 per year
  3. National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension - located in Ellsworth AFB, students are charged $6,800 per year

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

  1. Sinte Gleska University - located in Mission, students are charged $3,154 per year
  2. Southeast Technical Institute - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $3,606 per year
  3. Sisseton Wahpeton College - located in Sisseton, students are charged $3,960 per year

A bookkeeping certificate from a South Dakota school... what next?

Most people who graduate from bookkeeping school in South Dakota go on to work as a bookkeeping clerk. 8,790 bookkeeping clerks were working in South Dakota in 2010. The South Dakota counties with the largest populations of bookkeeping clerks are:

  1. Beadle County - 2,790 bookkeeping clerks
  2. Lincoln County - 2,550 bookkeeping clerks
  3. Meade County - 1,500 bookkeeping clerks


A bookkeeping clerk in South Dakota makes an average of $27,490 per year. But, salaries for bookkeeping clerks can vary. In 2010, bookkeeping clerks made as little as less than $18,320 per year or as much as more than $37,590 per year in South Dakota. The counties in South Dakota with the highest average salary for a bookkeeping clerk are:

  1. Lincoln County - $28,940 per year
  2. Meade County - $28,320 per year
  3. Beadle County - $26,540 per year

The following counties in South Dakota have the lowest average salaries for bookkeeping clerks:

  1. Aurora County - $25,870 per year
  2. Bennett County - $26,320 per year
  3. Beadle County - $26,540 per year

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For more data regarding a career in bookkeeping in South Dakota 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 South Dakota

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 8,790 $27,490 3.9%
Billing and Posting Clerks 1,550 $25,120 -12.4%

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