Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has two construction management schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Sikeston Career and Technology Center, the highest ranked school in this group with a construction management program, 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 Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 800 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $34,010. Construction managers in this area earn $101,340/yr and there are 1,130 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.248 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by construction managers, and 0.881/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
Of the 2 construction management schools with a 500-mile radius of Columbus, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute–Madison comes out as the most expensive ($22,571/yr) for construction management students, with Sikeston Career and Technology Center as the lowest, reported at only $13,101/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|