Federal Way, WA (population: 84,659) has twenty-five project management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Washington-Bothell Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a project management program, has a total student population of 2,925. It is the 711th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus). To learn more about project management programs in Federal Way, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of project management professors at University of Washington such as Walt Freytag, and Tammie Reid.
Project Management students from Federal Way 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 6,690 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $40,430. Construction managers in this area earn $114,680/yr and there are 2,450 employed.
Federal Way lies in King county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area has 1,404,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $25.60/hr average worker wage, and a $53,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.742 out of every 1000 jobs in Federal Way are held by construction managers, and 4.762/1000 are held by construction laborers.
Of the 25 project management schools with a 100-mile radius of Federal Way, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Perry Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($30,048/yr) for project management students, with Bellevue College as the lowest, reported at only $4,749/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Federal Way|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||12.2 miles|