Wilkes Barre, PA has six 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 Wilkes Barre 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.
Of the 6 retail schools with a 100-mile radius of Wilkes Barre, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Harcum College comes out as the most expensive ($22,064/yr) for retail students, with Delaware County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,825/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wilkes Barre|
|East Stroudsburg||PA||-||1||60.9016||70||40.3 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||55.8 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||78.3 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||86.1 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||87.4 miles|