East Point, GA (population: 43,748) has one construction school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. West Central Technical College 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 East Point 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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 2,170 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $34,080. Construction managers in this area earn $91,530/yr and there are 4,850 employed.
East Point lies in Fulton county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in East Point are held by construction managers, and 1/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Central Technical College ends up costing a student $10,009/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from East Point|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||15.4 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||58.5 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||84.3 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||88.0 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||88.5 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||90.2 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||91.2 miles|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||94.4 miles|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||99.4 miles|