Dallas, TX (population: 1,304,930) has one construction school within its city limits. Westwood College-Dallas has a total student population of 611. It is the 5375th highest ranked school in the USA and the 307th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Construction students from Dallas 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 Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are 2,860 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $29,180. Construction managers in this area earn $79,750/yr and there are 5,450 employed.
Dallas lies in Dallas county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.660 out of every 1000 jobs in Dallas are held by construction managers, and 1.397/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Westwood College-Dallas ends up costing a student $20,175/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dallas|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||16.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.9 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||26.6 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||32.4 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||33.3 miles|