Towson, MD (population: 55,491) has eight retail management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a retail management program, has a total student population of 24,599. It is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Pennsylvania. To learn more about retail management programs in Towson, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of retail management professors at University of Pennsylvania such as Helene Elting.
Retail Management students from Towson 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 Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 27,210 employed general and operations managers earning an average salary of $114,170. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this area earn $40,640/yr and there are 11,830 employed.
Towson lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 9.392 out of every 1000 jobs in Towson are held by firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers, and 21.609/1000 are held by general and operations managers.
Of the 8 retail management schools with a 100-mile radius of Towson, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Harcum College comes out as the most expensive ($22,064/yr) for retail management students, with Camden County College as the lowest, reported at only $3,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Towson|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||8.7 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||14.4 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||34.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||35.8 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||36.6 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||38.8 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||39.0 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||46.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||46.5 miles|