With an overall population of 4,022 and a student population of 7,241, approximately 7,241 of Thatcher students attend one of Thatcher's schools that offer management programs.
Eastern Arizona College is the largest management school in Thatcher, based on student population. In 2010, Eastern Arizona College graduated approximately 53 students from its management program.
A total of 61 students graduated with credentials in management from management schools in Thatcher in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,538 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Thatcher management schools was an average of $18,138 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $885 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a management program in Thatcher. And if you live on campus at one of the Thatcher-based management schools, you will have an added expense of $5,075 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,049.
Many management graduates choose to work as managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Thatcher, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 42,900 managers in Arizona. Of these managers, 1,060 were working in the greater Thatcher area. The government projects that the number of managers in Thatcher will decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a manager in Thatcher is $77,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for managers.
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