Wilson, NC (population: 49,786) has one construction school within its city limits. 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 Wilson 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 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 370 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $26,070. Construction managers in this area earn $*/yr and there are 520 employed.
Wilson lies in Wilson county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 298,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $15.90/hr average worker wage, and a $33,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.748 out of every 1000 jobs in Wilson are held by construction managers, and 1.246/1000 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 Wilson|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||17.1 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||64.3 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||65.5 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||97.0 miles|