Blue Springs, MO (population: 57,147) has one home inspection school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Kaw Area Technical School has a total student population of 676. It is the 781st highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College).
Home Inspection students from Blue Springs schools who go on to become home inspectors, real estate inspectors, housing quality standard inspectors, housing inspectors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 90,730 people working as construction and building inspectors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,550. Also, Fire inspectors and investigators make on average $56,310 per year and there are about 12,180 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kansas City-KS area alone, there are 80 employed fire inspectors and investigators earning an average salary of $56,340. Construction and building inspectors in this area earn $48,430/yr and there are 520 employed.
Blue Springs lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.525 out of every 1000 jobs in Blue Springs are held by construction and building inspectors, and 0.077/1000 are held by fire inspectors and investigators.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaw Area Technical School ends up costing a student $11,600/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Blue Springs|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||9.4 miles|
|Kansas City||MO||454,520||32||15.0915||547||16.6 miles|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||17.4 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||59.0 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||85.0 miles|