Portland, OR (population: 573,530) has one real estate school within its city limits. Portland State University has a total student population of 27,901. It is the 2547th highest ranked school in the USA and the 29th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College).
Real Estate students from Portland 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 Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area alone, there are 810 employed appraisers and assessors of real estate earning an average salary of $60,060. Real estate sales agents in this area earn $42,010/yr and there are 650 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 0.651 out of every 1000 jobs in Portland are held by real estate sales agents, and 0.816/1000 are held by appraisers and assessors of real estate.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Portland State University ends up costing a student $11,824/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|