Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has two construction management schools within a 1500-mile radius of its city center. ITT Technical Institute–Clive, the highest ranked school in this group with a construction management program, has a total student population of 186. It is the 5811th highest ranked school in the USA and the 86th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Construction Management students from Seattle 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 3,800 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $36,090. Construction managers in this area earn $114,680/yr and there are 2,450 employed.
Seattle lies in King county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area has 1,404,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $25.60/hr average worker wage, and a $53,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.742 out of every 1000 jobs in Seattle are held by construction managers, and 2.709/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
Of the 2 construction management schools with a 1500-mile radius of Seattle, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute–Clive comes out as the most expensive ($23,627/yr) for construction management students, with ITT Technical Institute–Clive as the lowest, reported at only $23,627/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Seattle|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||21.4 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||33.4 miles|