Laredo, TX (population: 232,298) has three construction management schools within a 1000-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 Laredo 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.
Laredo lies in Webb county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Laredo area has 86,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.4% unemployment rate, $15.41/hr average worker wage, and a $32,050 average annual salary.
Of the 3 construction management schools with a 1000-mile radius of Laredo, 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.
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