Spokane, WA (population: 204,424) has six supply chain management schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Portland State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a supply chain management program, has a total student population of 27,901. It is the 2547th highest ranked school in the USA and the 29th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College). To learn more about supply chain management programs in Spokane, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of supply chain management professors at Portland State University such as Brenda Eichelberger, H. Thomas Johnson, William "Wally" Pfeiffer, and Ellen West.
Supply Chain Management students from Spokane schools who go on to become supply chain managers, retail managers, supply chain directors, global supply chain directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Purchasing managers make on average $96,910 per year and there are about 65,080 of them employed in the US today.
Spokane lies in Spokane county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Spokane area has 203,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $19.72/hr average worker wage, and a $41,010 average annual salary.
Of the 6 supply chain management schools with a 500-mile radius of Spokane, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,549/yr) for supply chain management students, with Clackamas Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,722/yr.