Baton Rouge, LA (population: 221,091) has one construction management school within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Sikeston Career and Technology Center has a total student population of 51. It is the 1089th highest ranked school in the USA and the 34th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Construction Management students from Baton Rouge schools who go on to become construction superintendents, construction managers, contractors, subcontractors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Painters, construction and maintenance make on average $37,320 per year and there are about 214,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Baton Rouge area alone, there are 1,300 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $30,980. Construction managers in this area earn $66,280/yr and there are 1,030 employed.
Baton Rouge lies in East Baton Rouge county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the Baton Rouge area has 365,170 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $18.35/hr average worker wage, and a $38,170 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.814 out of every 1000 jobs in Baton Rouge are held by construction managers, and 3.566/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sikeston Career and Technology Center ends up costing a student $13,101/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baton Rouge|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||52.1 miles|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||76.4 miles|
|Alcorn State||MS||-||1||24.4923||50||98.8 miles|