Smyrna, GA (population: 51,091) 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 Smyrna 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.
Smyrna lies in Cobb 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 Smyrna 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 Smyrna|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||10.9 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||14.1 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||47.2 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||77.8 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||83.2 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||98.1 miles|