Rome, GA 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 Rome 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.
Rome lies in Floyd county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Rome area has 37,580 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $36,020 average annual salary.
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 Rome|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||1.6 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||39.5 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||55.2 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||56.9 miles|