Franklin, TN (population: 61,515) has five facilities management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Cumberland University, the highest ranked school in this group with a facilities management program, has a total student population of 1,355. It is the 633rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Facilities Management students from Franklin 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 90 employed emergency management specialists earning an average salary of $49,970. Janitors and cleaners in this area earn $20,140/yr and there are 8,280 employed.
Franklin lies in Williamson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 11.499 out of every 1000 jobs in Franklin are held by janitors and cleaners, and 0.119/1000 are held by emergency management specialists.
Of the 5 facilities management schools with a 100-mile radius of Franklin, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cumberland University comes out as the most expensive ($13,883/yr) for facilities 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 Franklin|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||75.3 miles|