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 supply chain management programs.
Of the 1 supply chain management schools in Portland, the largest supply chain management school, by student population, is Portland State University. In 2010, Portland State University graduated approximately 39 students with credentials in supply chain management.
A total of 39 students graduated with credentials in supply chain management from supply chain management schools in Portland in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Portland's supply chain management schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,410 per year in instate tuition and $35,844 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,911 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a supply chain management program in Portland. And if you live on campus at one of the Portland-based supply chain management schools, you will have an added expense of $8,445 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,575.
Many supply chain management graduates choose to work as supply chain managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Portland, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 8,560 supply chain managers in Oregon, 3,870 were working in the greater Portland area. Portland's supply chain manager workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for supply chain managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a supply chain manager in Portland is $85,930 per year, which is higher than the average for supply chain managers state-wide.