Pittsburg has a total population of 19,243 and a student population of 7,277. Of these students, 7,277 are enrolled in schools that offer construction management programs.
The largest construction management school in Pittsburg, by student population, is Pittsburg State University. In 2010, Pittsburg State University graduated approximately 50 students with credentials in construction management.
In 2010, 59 students graduated with a construction management degree from one of Pittsburg's construction management schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,862 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pittsburg construction management schools was an average of $23,386 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for construction management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,744 per year, on average, for room and board at Pittsburg-based construction management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,102.
After graduating with your credentials in construction management, if you decide to work as a construction manager in Pittsburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 construction managers in Kansas were working in the greater Pittsburg area. The government projects that the number of construction managers in Pittsburg will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for construction managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a construction manager in Pittsburg is $25,910 per year, which is lower than the average for construction managers state-wide.