Baytown, TX (population: 71,405) has one retail 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).
Retail students from Baytown 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area alone, there are 265,520 employed sales and related employees earning an average salary of $38,110. Retail salespersons in this area earn $23,340/yr and there are 82,920 employed.
Baytown 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 32.344 out of every 1000 jobs in Baytown are held by retail salespersons, and 103.564/1000 are held by sales and related employees.
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 Baytown|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||17.0 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||19.9 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||23.5 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||36.5 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||42.1 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||65.5 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||99.4 miles|