Ames has a total population of 50,731 and a student population of 28,104. Of these students, 27,945 are enrolled in schools that offer supply chain management programs.
Of the 1 supply chain management schools in Ames, the largest supply chain management school, by student population, is Iowa State University. In 2010, Iowa State University graduated approximately 60 students from its supply chain management program.
In 2010, 60 students graduated with a supply chain management degree from one of Ames's supply chain management schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,366 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ames supply chain management schools was an average of $29,586 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for supply chain management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,277 per year, on average, for room and board at Ames-based supply chain management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,175.
If you decide to work as a supply chain manager in Ames, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 9,880 supply chain managers in Iowa, 50 were working in the greater Ames area. The government projects that the number of supply chain managers in Ames will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for supply chain managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a supply chain manager in Ames is $81,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for supply chain managers.