With an overall population of 529,121 and a student population of 80,848, approximately 30,161 of Portland students attend one of Portland's schools that offer construction management programs.
The largest construction management school in Portland, by student population, is Portland Community College. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Portland Community College with credentials in construction management.
A total of 36 students graduated with credentials in construction management from construction management schools in Portland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,944 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,545 for construction management related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in construction management, if you decide to work as a construction manager in Portland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,220 construction managers in Oregon, 5,400 were working in the greater Portland area. Portland's construction manager workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for construction managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a construction manager in Portland is $32,700 per year, which is higher than the average for construction managers state-wide.