Pittsburgh, PA (population: 305,708) has thirteen small business schools within its city limits. Carnegie Mellon University, the highest ranked school in the city with a small business program, has a total student population of 11,197. It is the 44th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania). To learn more about small business programs in Pittsburgh, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of small business professors at Carnegie Mellon University such as Linda Babcock, Yves Balasko, Rosalind Chow, Gianlucca Clementi, Milton Cofield, and R.F. Culbertson.
Small Business students from Pittsburgh schools who go on to become small business owners, businessmen, businesswomen, small business managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Business operations specialists make on average $65,960 per year and there are about 1,036,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Pittsburgh area alone, there are 3,340 employed business operations specialists earning an average salary of $60,530. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $61,200/yr and there are 47,820 employed.
Pittsburgh lies in Allegheny county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Pittsburgh area has 1,114,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.5% unemployment rate, $19.93/hr average worker wage, and a $41,450 average annual salary. Thus, about 42.888 out of every 1000 jobs in Pittsburgh are held by business and financial operations employees, and 2.997/1000 are held by business operations specialists.
Of the 13 small business schools in Pittsburgh, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Pittsburgh comes out as the most expensive ($39,843/yr) for small business students, with Community College of Allegheny County as the lowest, reported at only $6,309/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pittsburgh|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||50.7 miles|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||54.6 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||77.2 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||80.5 miles|
|Bel Air||MD||-||2||17.834||59||84.3 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||95.1 miles|