Phenix City, AL has two construction schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. West Central Technical College, the highest ranked school in this group with a construction program, has a total student population of 7,313. It is the 4854th highest ranked school in the USA and the 123rd highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Construction students from Phenix City schools who go on to become construction area managers, construction workers, construction professionals, construction superintendents, 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-AL area alone, there are 280 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $27,120. Construction managers in this area earn $79,610/yr and there are 100 employed.
Phenix City lies in Russell county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Columbus-AL area has 113,640 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,680 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Phenix City are held by construction managers, and 2/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
Of the 2 construction schools with a 100-mile radius of Phenix City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Central Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($10,009/yr) for construction students, with West Central Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $10,009/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Phenix City|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||29.7 miles|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||64.4 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||65.2 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||80.5 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||88.5 miles|