Portland, OR (population: 573,530) has one project management school within its city limits. Portland Community College has a total student population of 30,161. It is the 5050th highest ranked school in the USA and the 56th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College). To learn more about project management programs in Portland, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of project management professors at Portland Community College such as Michael Dolan, Kathy Edwards, George Hendrix, Steve Hopf, Rob Russell, and Michael Swett.
Project Management students from Portland 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 Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area alone, there are 6,290 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $35,100. Construction managers in this area earn $90,150/yr and there are 1,570 employed.
Portland lies in Clackamas county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area has 993,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.15/hr average worker wage, and a $46,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.581 out of every 1000 jobs in Portland are held by construction managers, and 6.328/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Portland Community College ends up costing a student $6,829/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Portland|
|Oregon City||OR||-||1||13.6089||75||12.9 miles|
|The Dalles||OR||-||1||11.3829||21||71.8 miles|