Long Beach has a general population of 461,522 and an overall student population of 66,287. Approximately 35,557 of Long Beach's students are enrolled in schools that offer construction management programs.
The largest construction management school in Long Beach, by student population, is California State University-Long Beach. Approximately 54 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-Long Beach with credentials in construction management.
In 2010, 54 students graduated with a construction management degree from one of Long Beach's construction management schools. Tuition in 2009 at Long Beach's construction management schools was $20,052 per year for instate students and $31,212 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for construction management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Long Beach-based construction management schools, you will have an added expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,426.
Many construction management graduates choose to work as construction managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Long Beach, your job prospects are good. There were 160,100 construction managers working in California and 20,730 working in the greater Long Beach area in 2010. Long Beach's construction manager workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for construction managers.
As a construction manager in Long Beach, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,260 per year. This is higher than the average salary for construction managers in the state.