Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has thirteen business and finance schools within its city limits. University of North Florida, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 16,477. It is the 289th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about business and finance programs in Jacksonville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business and finance professors at University of North Florida such as John Adams, Ronald Adams, Parvez Ahmed, Lou Alabbassi, Seth Anderson, and Gene Baker.
Business and Finance students from Jacksonville schools who go on to become business and finance professionals, event planners, web developers, SEOs, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Wholesale and retail buyers make on average $55,480 per year and there are about 116,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Jacksonville area alone, there are 330 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $51,920. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $57,820/yr and there are 33,310 employed.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 57 out of every 1000 jobs in Jacksonville are held by business and financial operations employees, and 1/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 13 business and finance schools in Jacksonville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, FastTrain of Jacksonville comes out as the most expensive ($25,302/yr) for business and finance students, with Florida Community College at Jacksonville as the lowest, reported at only $6,668/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|