Portland, OR (population: 573,530) has ten property management schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. University of Idaho, the highest ranked school in this group with a property management program, has a total student population of 11,957. It is the 243rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Idaho. To learn more about property management programs in Portland, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of property management professors at University of Idaho such as Carolyn Birmingham, and Jan Rauk.
Property Management students from Portland schools who go on to become real estate managers, property managers, commercial property managers, retail property managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 150,850 people working as property, real estate, and community association managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $58,660. Also, Real estate brokers make on average $78,360 per year and there are about 48,380 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area alone, there are 470 employed real estate brokers earning an average salary of $64,860. Property, real estate, and community association managers in this area earn $59,440/yr and there are 1,700 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 1.714 out of every 1000 jobs in Portland are held by property, real estate, and community association managers, and 0.474/1000 are held by real estate brokers.
Of the 10 property management schools with a 500-mile radius of Portland, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Idaho comes out as the most expensive ($13,222/yr) for property management students, with Grays Harbor College as the lowest, reported at only $6,932/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|