Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has one construction school within its city limits. University of North Florida has a total student population of 16,477. It is the 289th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about construction programs in Jacksonville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of construction professors at University of North Florida such as John Dryden, David Dubbelde, Aiyin Jiang, Floyd Simpson, Roberto Soares, and Carol Woodson.
Construction students from Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville area alone, there are 1,560 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $27,620. Construction managers in this area earn $125,130/yr and there are 1,010 employed.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Jacksonville are held by construction managers, and 3/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Florida ends up costing a student $10,132/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|