With an overall population of 811 and a student population of 906, approximately 906 of Banner Elk students attend one of Banner Elk's schools that offer communications programs.
Lees-McRae College is the largest communications school in Banner Elk, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Communications program at Lees-McRae College.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in communications in Banner Elk in 2010. If you decide to attend a communications school in Banner Elk, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,875.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Banner Elk-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Banner Elk, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 4,740 communications professionals in North Carolina, 140 were working in the greater Banner Elk area. The number of communications professionals in Banner Elk is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Banner Elk is $31,120 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.