Raleigh, NC (population: 421,938) has one retail management school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Lenoir Community College has a total student population of 3,561. It is the 5798th highest ranked school in the USA and the 147th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Retail Management students from Raleigh 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 Raleigh-Cary area alone, there are 7,650 employed general and operations managers earning an average salary of $122,740. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this area earn $36,150/yr and there are 5,790 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 11.587 out of every 1000 jobs in Raleigh are held by firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers, and 15.326/1000 are held by general and operations managers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lenoir Community College ends up costing a student $3,793/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|