Boone has a general population of 13,472 and an overall student population of 16,968. Approximately 16,968 of Boone's students are enrolled in schools that offer risk management programs.
The largest risk management school in Boone, by student population, is Appalachian State University. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Appalachian State University with credentials in risk management.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in risk management from risk management schools in Boone in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,391 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Boone risk management schools was an average of $25,012 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for risk management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Boone-based risk management schools, you will have an added expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Boone after graduating from risk management school, you should know that job prospects for risk managers in Boone, which is the most popular risk management profession, are good. In 2010, of the 7,070 risk managers in North Carolina, 140 were working in the greater Boone area. Boone's risk manager workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for risk managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a risk manager in Boone is $46,900 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for risk managers.