Malvern, AR has one retail school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Arkansas State University-Beebe has a total student population of 4,491. It is the 4342nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 51st highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
Retail students from Malvern schools who go on to become retail workers, retail managers, retail specialists, retail sales managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 4,209,500 people working as retail salespersons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,630. Also, Sales and related employees make on average $36,020 per year and there are about 13,715,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 10,650 employed sales and related employees earning an average salary of $24,310. Retail salespersons in this area earn $21,630/yr and there are 2,710 employed.
Malvern lies in Hot Spring county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area has 128,740 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $15.12/hr average worker wage, and a $31,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 21.087 out of every 1000 jobs in Malvern are held by retail salespersons, and 82.762/1000 are held by sales and related employees.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arkansas State University-Beebe ends up costing a student $6,687/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Malvern|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||16.9 miles|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||36.2 miles|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||43.2 miles|