New Castle, DE has nine facilities management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Haverford College, the highest ranked school in this group with a facilities 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).
Facilities Management students from New Castle schools who go on to become janitors, custodians, facility managers, head custodians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,090,400 people working as janitors and cleaners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,120. 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 Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 40 employed emergency management specialists earning an average salary of $51,170. Janitors and cleaners in this area earn $24,310/yr and there are 6,350 employed.
New Castle lies in New Castle county, which is one of the 3 counties in Delaware. Overall, the Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area has 328,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $49,230 average annual salary. Thus, about 19 out of every 1000 jobs in New Castle are held by janitors and cleaners, and 0/1000 are held by emergency management specialists.
Of the 9 facilities management schools with a 100-mile radius of New Castle, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Haverford College comes out as the most expensive ($19,616/yr) for facilities management students, with Montgomery College as the lowest, reported at only $8,443/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Castle|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||20.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||21.7 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||28.0 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||34.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||40.5 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||40.9 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||41.0 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||47.0 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||60.7 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||60.7 miles|