Laurinburg, NC has seven event management schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Haverford College, the highest ranked school in this group with an event management program, has a total student population of 1,190. It is the 54th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Event Management students from Laurinburg schools who go on to become event managers, event planners, management specialists, organizational management specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,116,380 people working as management employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $102,900. Also, Emergency management specialists make on average $56,900 per year and there are about 13,060 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 80 employed emergency management specialists earning an average salary of $53,090. Management employees in this area earn $85,650/yr and there are 9,830 employed.
Laurinburg lies in Scotland 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 32.950 out of every 1000 jobs in Laurinburg are held by management employees, and 0.267/1000 are held by emergency management specialists.
Of the 7 event management schools with a 500-mile radius of Laurinburg, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Savannah College of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($30,092/yr) for event management students, with Alabama A & M University as the lowest, reported at only $7,770/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Laurinburg|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||82.0 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||83.4 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||88.8 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||89.7 miles|