Virginia Beach, VA (population: 439,564) 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 Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area alone, there are 2,240 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $35,190. Construction managers in this area earn $84,110/yr and there are 1,470 employed.
Virginia Beach lies in Virginia Beach county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.993 out of every 1000 jobs in Virginia Beach are held by construction managers, and 3.046/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
Of the 3 construction management schools with a 1000-mile radius of Virginia Beach, 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 Waynesville Career Center as the lowest, reported at only $12,492/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Virginia Beach|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||35.1 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||90.3 miles|