With an overall population of 334,563 and a student population of 87,948, approximately 1,356 of Pittsburgh students attend one of Pittsburgh's schools that offer real estate programs.
La Roche College is the largest real estate school in Pittsburgh, based on student population. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from La Roche College with credentials in real estate.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a real estate degree from one of Pittsburgh's real estate schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,638 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a real estate program in Pittsburgh. And if you live on campus at one of the Pittsburgh-based real estate schools, you will have an added expense of $8,756 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,298.
After graduating with your credentials in real estate, if you decide to work as a real estate professional in Pittsburgh, your job prospects are not very good. There were 14,850 real estate professionals working in Pennsylvania and 1,580 working in the greater Pittsburgh area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of real estate professionals is expected to decrease by -6% in Pittsburgh. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for real estate professionals.
As a real estate professional in Pittsburgh, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for real estate professionals in the state.