Alexandria, VA (population: 147,786) has six facilities management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Delaware, the highest ranked school in this group with a facilities management program, has a total student population of 21,138. It is the 95th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about facilities management programs in Alexandria, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of facilities management professors at University of Delaware such as Joan Bennett, Anne Farley, Mary Martin, Deborah Murray-Sheppard, and Carla Withers.
Facilities Management students from Alexandria 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 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan area alone, there are 340 employed emergency management specialists earning an average salary of $81,030. Janitors and cleaners in this area earn $24,620/yr and there are 44,730 employed.
Alexandria lies in Alexandria county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan area has 2,300,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $29/hr average worker wage, and a $60,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 19 out of every 1000 jobs in Alexandria are held by janitors and cleaners, and 0/1000 are held by emergency management specialists.
Of the 6 facilities management schools with a 100-mile radius of Alexandria, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Maryland-College Park comes out as the most expensive ($13,433/yr) for facilities management students, with Northern Virginia Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,953/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Alexandria|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||6.1 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||10.4 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||11.8 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||15.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||18.7 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||25.5 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||34.1 miles|