With an overall population of 58,268 and a student population of 6,494, approximately 6,100 of Council Bluffs students attend one of Council Bluffs's schools that offer construction management programs.
The largest construction management school in Council Bluffs, by student population, is Iowa Western Community College. In 2010, Iowa Western Community College graduated approximately 13 students from its construction management program.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in construction management from construction management schools in Council Bluffs in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,782 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Council Bluffs construction management schools was an average of $13,932 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $940 for construction management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,320 per year, on average, for room and board at Council Bluffs-based construction management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,706.
After graduating with your credentials in construction management, if you decide to work as a construction manager in Council Bluffs, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,280 construction managers in Iowa, 1,840 were working in the greater Council Bluffs area. The number of construction managers in Council Bluffs is expected to increase by 17% 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 Council Bluffs is $29,230 per year, which is lower than the average for construction managers state-wide.