Bluefield, VA has one business and finance school within its city limits. Bluefield College has a total student population of 753. It is the 3521st highest ranked school in the USA and the 65th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University).
Business and Finance students from Bluefield 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 Peoria area alone, there are 80 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $60,450. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $56,630/yr and there are 6,540 employed.
Bluefield lies in Tazewell county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Peoria area has 170,260 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary. Thus, about 38 out of every 1000 jobs in Bluefield are held by business and financial operations employees, and 0/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bluefield College ends up costing a student $15,433/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bluefield|
|Mount Gay||WV||-||1||9.61491||36||57.4 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||82.4 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||98.0 miles|