Houghton has a total population of 7,010 and a student population of 7,136. Of these students, 7,136 are enrolled in schools that offer risk management programs.
Houghton's largest risk management school is Michigan Technological University. In 2010, Michigan Technological University graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in risk management.
Tuition in 2009 at Houghton's risk management schools was $23,093 per year for instate students and $35,363 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for risk management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,121 per year, on average, for room and board at Houghton-based risk management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a risk manager in Houghton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 8,360 risk managers in Michigan, 120 were working in the greater Houghton area. The number of risk managers in Houghton is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for risk managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a risk manager in Houghton is $61,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for risk managers.