Beaumont, TX (population: 110,900) has one retail school within its city limits. 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 Beaumont 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 Beaumont-Port Arthur area alone, there are 15,820 employed sales and related employees earning an average salary of $28,920. Retail salespersons in this area earn $22,110/yr and there are 6,030 employed.
Beaumont lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Beaumont-Port Arthur area has 159,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $18.65/hr average worker wage, and a $38,800 average annual salary. Thus, about 37.694 out of every 1000 jobs in Beaumont are held by retail salespersons, and 98.888/1000 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 Beaumont|
|Lake Charles||LA||71,903||5||21.6002||139||56.8 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||68.1 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||71.5 miles|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||72.0 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||80.9 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||91.4 miles|