New Bern, NC has one construction school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Wilson Community College has a total student population of 2,119. It is the 5455th highest ranked school in the USA and the 126th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Construction students from New Bern 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 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 210 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $27,900. Construction managers in this area earn $84,090/yr and there are 300 employed.
New Bern lies in Craven county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 195,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.74/hr average worker wage, and a $32,740 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.518 out of every 1000 jobs in New Bern are held by construction managers, and 1.077/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wilson Community College ends up costing a student $4,857/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Bern|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||32.2 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||73.0 miles|