Myrtle Beach, SC has twenty training schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of North Carolina-Wilmington, the highest ranked school in this group with a training program, has a total student population of 12,924. It is the 151st highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Training students from Myrtle Beach schools who go on to become training specialists, corporate trainers, leadership trainers, personal skills trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 205,020 people working as training and development specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,310. Also, Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists make on average $59,070 per year and there are about 219,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway area alone, there are 40 employed human resources, training, and labor relations specialists earning an average salary of $45,190. Training and development specialists in this area earn $43,190/yr and there are 70 employed.
Myrtle Beach lies in Horry county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway area has 110,810 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $14.74/hr average worker wage, and a $30,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.633 out of every 1000 jobs in Myrtle Beach are held by training and development specialists, and 0.353/1000 are held by human resources, training, and labor relations specialists.
Of the 20 training schools with a 100-mile radius of Myrtle Beach, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($45,006/yr) for training students, with Robeson Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,229/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Myrtle Beach|
|Mount Pleasant||SC||67,849||4||14.9584||103||82.4 miles|
|North Charleston||SC||99,930||3||24.6487||24||85.7 miles|