Pikeville, KY has seven business writing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Appalachian State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a business writing program, has a total student population of 16,968. It is the 130th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about business writing programs in Pikeville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business writing professors at Appalachian State University such as Donald Amoroso, Stella Anderson, Bill Berecki, Robert Bush, Robin Byerly, and Charlie Chen.
Business Writing students from Pikeville schools who go on to become business writers, legal writing professors, copy editors, copywriters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Public relations specialists make on average $59,370 per year and there are about 242,670 of them employed in the US today.
Pikeville lies in Pike county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area has 119,800 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $16.72/hr average worker wage, and a $34,780 average annual salary.
Of the 7 business writing schools with a 100-mile radius of Pikeville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Rio Grande comes out as the most expensive ($21,986/yr) for business writing students, with Morehead State University as the lowest, reported at only $8,053/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pikeville|
|Mount Gay||WV||-||1||9.61491||36||37.5 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||90.9 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||97.1 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||97.8 miles|