Asheville, NC (population: 75,836) has six facilities management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Clemson University, the highest ranked school in this group with a facilities management program, has a total student population of 19,111. It is the 86th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of South Carolina. To learn more about facilities management programs in Asheville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of facilities management professors at Clemson University such as Lisa Bosman, Neil Burton, Stephen Cantrell, Michelle Carter, Thomas Churan, and Richard Clarke.
Facilities Management students from Asheville 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.
Asheville lies in Buncombe county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Asheville area has 169,720 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $17.31/hr average worker wage, and a $36,010 average annual salary.
Of the 6 facilities management schools with a 100-mile radius of Asheville, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte comes out as the most expensive ($22,899/yr) for facilities management students, with Western Carolina University as the lowest, reported at only $7,622/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Asheville|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||55.9 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||81.6 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||96.3 miles|