Houston, TX (population: 2,307,883) has one retail management school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Lamar University has a total student population of 13,992. It is the 602nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 29th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about retail management programs in Houston, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of retail management professors at Lamar University such as Lyle Boudreaux, Sujin Horwitz, and George Kenyon.
Retail Management students from Houston 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area alone, there are 41,530 employed general and operations managers earning an average salary of $120,490. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this area earn $42,030/yr and there are 23,580 employed.
Houston lies in Harris county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary. Thus, about 9.199 out of every 1000 jobs in Houston are held by firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers, and 16.197/1000 are held by general and operations managers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lamar University ends up costing a student $14,675/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Houston|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||11.9 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||16.5 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||25.7 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||27.6 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||35.9 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||42.2 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||79.5 miles|