West Virginia contains one school that offers landscaping programs. Monongalia County Technical Education Center has a total student population of 120 and is the 933rd highest ranked school in America.
Landscaping students from West Virginia schools who go on to become landscapers, landscape architects, landscape designers, landscape supervisors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 859,960 people working as landscaping and groundskeeping workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $25,340. Also, Grounds maintenance workers make on average $28,400 per year and there are about 12,840 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the West Virginia alone, there are 130 employed grounds maintenance workers earning an average yearly salary of $22,950. Landscaping and groundskeeping workers in this state earn $20,590/yr and there are 2,850 employed.
Also, within the landscaping schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from landscaping, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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