Vancouver, WA (population: 169,603) has one transportation school within its city limits. International Air Academy Inc has a total student population of 424. It is the 878th highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Transportation students from Vancouver schools who go on to become transportation directors, bus drivers, taxi cab drivers, train engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 92,380 people working as transportation, storage, and distribution managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $85,470. Also, Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks make on average $32,400 per year and there are about 142,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area alone, there are 870 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average salary of $32,810. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this area earn $87,760/yr and there are 890 employed.
Vancouver lies in Clark county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area has 993,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.15/hr average worker wage, and a $46,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.894 out of every 1000 jobs in Vancouver are held by transportation, storage, and distribution managers, and 0.871/1000 are held by reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, International Air Academy Inc ends up costing a student $10,580/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Vancouver|
|Oregon City||OR||-||1||13.6089||75||18.9 miles|
|The Dalles||OR||-||1||11.3829||21||70.7 miles|