Lagrange, GA 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 Lagrange 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 Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 110 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $26,570. Construction managers in this area earn $83,780/yr and there are 120 employed.
Lagrange lies in Troup county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area has 137,120 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $15.72/hr average worker wage, and a $32,690 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.898 out of every 1000 jobs in Lagrange are held by construction managers, and 0.815/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
Of the 2 construction schools with a 100-mile radius of Lagrange, 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 Lagrange|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||39.2 miles|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||39.9 miles|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||53.9 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||54.5 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||69.9 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||74.5 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||86.1 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||86.7 miles|