Raleigh, NC (population: 421,938) has one real estate school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Forsyth Technical Community College has a total student population of 9,144. It is the 5389th highest ranked school in the USA and the 119th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Real Estate students from Raleigh schools who go on to become real estate agents, real estate brokers, real estate managers, real estate analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 151,550 people working as real estate sales agents alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,100. Also, Appraisers and assessors of real estate make on average $53,520 per year and there are about 64,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Raleigh-Cary area alone, there are 110 employed appraisers and assessors of real estate earning an average salary of $57,210. Real estate sales agents in this area earn $90,520/yr and there are 800 employed.
Raleigh lies in Wake county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Raleigh-Cary area has 499,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $20.85/hr average worker wage, and a $43,370 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.605 out of every 1000 jobs in Raleigh are held by real estate sales agents, and 0.219/1000 are held by appraisers and assessors of real estate.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Forsyth Technical Community College ends up costing a student $1,178/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Raleigh|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||22.6 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||48.6 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||75.9 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||90.8 miles|