Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has one construction school within its city limits. Westwood College-Ft Worth has a total student population of 367. It is the 5287th highest ranked school in the USA and the 301st highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Construction students from Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 930 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $29,220. Construction managers in this area earn $76,500/yr and there are 2,380 employed.
Fort Worth lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.775 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Worth are held by construction managers, and 1.083/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Westwood College-Ft Worth ends up costing a student $20,957/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|