Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has eight project management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Tarleton State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a project management program, has a total student population of 10,424. It is the 484th highest ranked school in the USA and the 19th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about project management programs in Fort Worth, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of project management professors at Tarleton State University such as Credence Baker, Phyllis Blackwood, Steven Gerhardt, Samuel Hazen, Billy Kirkland, and Randy McCamey.
Project Management students from Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 8,130 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $23,840. Construction managers in this area earn $76,500/yr and there are 2,380 employed.
Fort Worth lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.775 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Worth are held by construction managers, and 9.495/1000 are held by construction laborers.
Of the 8 project management schools with a 100-mile radius of Fort Worth, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Dallas comes out as the most expensive ($38,765/yr) for project management students, with Tarleton State University as the lowest, reported at only $13,351/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|