Portland has a total population of 529,121 and a student population of 80,848. Of these students, 27,901 are enrolled in schools that offer property management programs.
Of the 1 property management schools in Portland, the largest property management school, by student population, is Portland State University. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Property Management program at Portland State University.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a property management certificate in Portland. Tuition in 2009 at Portland's property management schools was $21,410 per year for instate students and $35,844 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,911 for property management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,445 per year, on average, for room and board at Portland-based property management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,575.
After graduating with your credentials in property management, if you decide to work as a property manager in Portland, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,460 property managers working in Oregon and 1,580 working in the greater Portland area in 2010. Portland's property manager workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for property managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a property manager in Portland is $55,680 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for property managers.