If you are interested in pursuing management, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 management schools in Decatur, Illinois. Decatur has a general population of 81,860 and an overall student population of 5,988. Approximately 5,909 of Decatur's students are enrolled in schools that offer management programs.
Decatur's largest management school is Richland Community College. In 2010, Richland Community College graduated approximately 34 students with credentials in management.
In 2010, 59 students graduated with a management certificate from one of Decatur's management schools. In 2009 tuition at management schools in Decatur was $14,477 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a management program in Decatur. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,866 per year, on average, for room and board at Decatur-based management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,856.
If you plan on staying in Decatur after graduating from management school, you should know that job prospects for managers in Decatur, which is the most popular management profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 176 managers in Illinois were working in the greater Decatur area. By the year 2018, the number of managers is expected to increase by 4% in Decatur. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a manager in Decatur is $33,950 per year, which is lower than the average for managers state-wide.