With an overall population of 41,155 and a student population of 10,286, approximately 10,193 of Palm Desert students attend one of Palm Desert's schools that offer construction management programs.
Palm Desert's largest construction management school is College of the Desert. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from College of the Desert with credentials in construction management.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a construction management certificate in Palm Desert. In 2009 tuition at construction management schools in Palm Desert was $762 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for construction management related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Palm Desert after graduating from construction management school, you should know that job prospects for construction managers in Palm Desert, which is the most popular construction management profession, are good. In 2010, of the 160,100 construction managers in California, 9,630 were working in the greater Palm Desert area. The number of construction managers in Palm Desert is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for construction managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a construction manager in Palm Desert is $35,580 per year, which is higher than the average for construction managers state-wide.