Paris, TX has three facilities management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Southern Methodist University, the highest ranked school in this group with a facilities management program, has a total student population of 10,891. It is the 976th highest ranked school in the USA and the 43rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Facilities Management students from Paris 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 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 30 employed emergency management specialists earning an average salary of $46,190. Janitors and cleaners in this area earn $18,880/yr and there are 3,870 employed.
Paris lies in Lamar county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area has 281,410 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $15.64/hr average worker wage, and a $32,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 13.741 out of every 1000 jobs in Paris are held by janitors and cleaners, and 0.119/1000 are held by emergency management specialists.
Of the 3 facilities management schools with a 100-mile radius of Paris, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Methodist University comes out as the most expensive ($28,682/yr) for facilities management students, with Eastern Oklahoma State College as the lowest, reported at only $4,872/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Paris|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||98.8 miles|