Ottumwa has a general population of 24,998 and an overall student population of 5,203. Approximately 5,137 of Ottumwa's students are enrolled in schools that offer construction management programs.
Of the 1 construction management schools in Ottumwa, the largest construction management school, by student population, is Indian Hills Community College. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Indian Hills Community College with credentials in construction management.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a construction management certificate in Ottumwa. Tuition in 2009 at Ottumwa's construction management schools was $13,272 per year for instate students and $14,760 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,416 for construction management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,610 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,392.
If you plan on staying in Ottumwa after graduating from construction management school, you should know that job prospects for construction managers in Ottumwa, which is the most popular construction management profession, are good. In 2010, of the 10,280 construction managers in Iowa, 1,390 were working in the greater Ottumwa area. The government projects that the number of construction managers in Ottumwa will 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 Ottumwa is $29,360 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for construction managers.