New Orleans has a general population of 484,674 and an overall student population of 59,719. Approximately 16,758 of New Orleans's students are enrolled in schools that offer construction management programs.
New Orleans's largest construction management school is Delgado Community College. In 2010, Delgado Community College graduated approximately 15 students from its construction management program.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a construction management degree in New Orleans. In 2009 tuition at construction management schools in New Orleans was $2,466 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a construction management program in New Orleans.
If you plan on staying in New Orleans after graduating from construction management school, you should know that job prospects for construction managers in New Orleans, which is the most popular construction management profession, are not very good. There were 19,470 construction managers working in Louisiana and 4,120 working in the greater New Orleans area in 2010. New Orleans's construction manager workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for construction managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a construction manager in New Orleans is $25,400 per year, which is higher than the average for construction managers state-wide.