Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has forty-three project management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with a project management program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
Project Management students from Baltimore schools who go on to become construction managers, project managers, construction professionals, construction area managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 8,460 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $28,900. Construction managers in this area earn $86,180/yr and there are 3,230 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.561 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by construction managers, and 6.717/1000 are held by construction laborers.
Of the 43 project management schools with a 100-mile radius of Baltimore, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sanford-Brown College comes out as the most expensive ($49,321/yr) for project management students, with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest, reported at only $4,849/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|