Portland, OR (population: 573,530) has one event management school within a 500-mile radius of its city center. University of Idaho has a total student population of 11,957. It is the 243rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Idaho. To learn more about event management programs in Portland, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of event management professors at University of Idaho such as Carolyn Birmingham, and Jan Rauk.
Event Management students from Portland 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 Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area alone, there are 70 employed emergency management specialists earning an average salary of $71,090. Management employees in this area earn $102,210/yr and there are 49,360 employed.
Portland lies in Clackamas county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area has 993,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.15/hr average worker wage, and a $46,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 49.683 out of every 1000 jobs in Portland are held by management employees, and 0.069/1000 are held by emergency management specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Idaho ends up costing a student $13,222/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Portland|
|Oregon City||OR||-||1||13.6089||75||12.9 miles|
|The Dalles||OR||-||1||11.3829||21||71.8 miles|