Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has one retail management school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Altamaha Technical College has a total student population of 1,551. It is the 3477th highest ranked school in the USA and the 72nd highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Retail Management students from Jacksonville schools who go on to become retail managers, retail specialists, retail sales managers, retail professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,163,040 people working as firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $39,130. Also, General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Jacksonville area alone, there are 4,390 employed general and operations managers earning an average salary of $94,920. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this area earn $41,700/yr and there are 5,860 employed.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 10 out of every 1000 jobs in Jacksonville are held by firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers, and 8/1000 are held by general and operations managers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Altamaha Technical College ends up costing a student $6,031/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|