Murfreesboro, TN (population: 109,230) has two construction management schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Waynesville Career Center, the highest ranked school in this group with a construction management program, has a total student population of 49. It is the 880th highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Construction Management students from Murfreesboro 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 620 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $30,750. Construction managers in this area earn $71,910/yr and there are 1,270 employed.
Murfreesboro lies in Rutherford county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.765 out of every 1000 jobs in Murfreesboro are held by construction managers, and 0.860/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
Of the 2 construction management schools with a 500-mile radius of Murfreesboro, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sikeston Career and Technology Center comes out as the most expensive ($13,101/yr) for construction management students, with Waynesville Career Center as the lowest, reported at only $12,492/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Murfreesboro|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||77.5 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||96.0 miles|