Portland, OR (population: 573,530) has one retail management school within its city limits. Portland Community College has a total student population of 30,161. It is the 5050th highest ranked school in the USA and the 56th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College). To learn more about retail management programs in Portland, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of retail management professors at Portland Community College such as Michael Dolan, Kathy Edwards, George Hendrix, Steve Hopf, Rob Russell, and Michael Swett.
Retail Management students from Portland 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 Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area alone, there are 12,060 employed general and operations managers earning an average salary of $112,130. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this area earn $40,150/yr and there are 8,370 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 8.421 out of every 1000 jobs in Portland are held by firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers, and 12.142/1000 are held by general and operations managers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Portland Community College ends up costing a student $6,829/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|