Omaha, NE (population: 449,283) has twelve business and finance schools within its city limits. Omaha School of Massage Therapy, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 104. It is the 780th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Nebraska (#1 is University of Nebraska at Kearney).
Business and Finance students from Omaha 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 Omaha-Council Bluffs-IA area alone, there are 440 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $48,870. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $58,660/yr and there are 23,960 employed.
Omaha lies in Douglas county, which is one of the 40 counties in Nebraska. Overall, the Omaha-Council Bluffs-IA area has 452,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $19.23/hr average worker wage, and a $40,000 average annual salary. Thus, about 52.989 out of every 1000 jobs in Omaha are held by business and financial operations employees, and 0.975/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 12 business and finance schools in Omaha, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Creative Center comes out as the most expensive ($30,114/yr) for business and finance students, with Metropolitan Community College Area as the lowest, reported at only $6,723/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Omaha|
|Council Bluffs||IA||59,918||3||15.2545||57||7.9 miles|
|Sioux City||IA||83,250||6||24.3659||219||88.0 miles|