Lancaster has a total population of 56,348 and a student population of 5,789. Of these students, 887 are enrolled in schools that offer construction management programs.
Lancaster's largest construction management school is Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. In 2010, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in construction management.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a construction management certificate in Lancaster. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $6,250 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for construction management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lancaster-based construction management schools, you will have an added expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,950.
If you decide to work as a construction manager in Lancaster, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 39,000 construction managers in Pennsylvania. Of these construction managers, 1,200 were working in the greater Lancaster area. The government projects that the number of construction managers in Lancaster will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for construction managers.
As a construction manager in Lancaster, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,490 per year. This is higher than the average salary for construction managers in the state.