Greenwood, IN (population: 50,562) has two construction schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis, the highest ranked school in this group with a construction program, has a total student population of 6,205. It is the 3484th highest ranked school in the USA and the 72nd highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Construction students from Greenwood 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 Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 1,730 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $37,660. Construction managers in this area earn $92,800/yr and there are 1,820 employed.
Greenwood lies in Johnson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.096 out of every 1000 jobs in Greenwood are held by construction managers, and 1.988/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
Of the 2 construction schools with a 100-mile radius of Greenwood, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($23,445/yr) for construction students, with Vincennes University as the lowest, reported at only $8,501/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenwood|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.5 miles|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||70.0 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||91.3 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||93.6 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||97.2 miles|