Paducah, KY has two business and finance schools within its city limits. Daymar College-Paducah Main, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 289. It is the 1933rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Business and Finance students from Paducah 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 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 40 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $45,140. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $47,970/yr and there are 3,040 employed.
Paducah lies in McCracken county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area has 145,920 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $16.51/hr average worker wage, and a $34,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 20.832 out of every 1000 jobs in Paducah are held by business and financial operations employees, and 0.283/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 2 business and finance schools in Paducah, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Daymar College-Paducah Main comes out as the most expensive ($34,824/yr) for business and finance students, with West Kentucky Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $7,303/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Paducah|
|Cape Girardeau||MO||-||6||26.7452||153||52.9 miles|