East Brunswick, NJ (population: 48,086) has ten retail schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a retail 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.
Retail students from East Brunswick 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 Edison-New Brunswick Metropolitan area alone, there are 111,300 employed sales and related employees earning an average salary of $43,400. Retail salespersons in this area earn $26,630/yr and there are 32,130 employed.
East Brunswick lies in Middlesex county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Edison-New Brunswick Metropolitan area has 981,970 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $24.21/hr average worker wage, and a $50,350 average annual salary. Thus, about 32.721 out of every 1000 jobs in East Brunswick are held by retail salespersons, and 113.341/1000 are held by sales and related employees.
Of the 10 retail schools with a 100-mile radius of East Brunswick, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pace University-New York comes out as the most expensive ($25,156/yr) for retail 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 East Brunswick|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||4.4 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||10.1 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||13.9 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||17.7 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||23.6 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||26.3 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||27.1 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||30.2 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||32.2 miles|