Pikeville, KY has eight ecommerce schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Appalachian State University, the highest ranked school in this group with an ecommerce program, has a total student population of 16,968. It is the 130th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Ecommerce students from Pikeville schools who go on to become ecommerce developers, web developers, e-commerce specialists, e-commerce consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Computer programmers make on average $74,690 per year and there are about 367,880 of them employed in the US today.
Pikeville lies in Pike county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area has 119,800 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $16.72/hr average worker wage, and a $34,780 average annual salary.
Of the 8 ecommerce schools with a 100-mile radius of Pikeville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Rio Grande comes out as the most expensive ($21,986/yr) for ecommerce students, with Putnam Career and Technical Center as the lowest, reported at only $2,184/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pikeville|
|Mount Gay||WV||-||1||9.61491||36||37.5 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||90.9 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||97.1 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||97.8 miles|