Knoxville has a total population of 173,890 and a student population of 43,565. Of these students, 29,934 are enrolled in schools that offer sports management programs.
Knoxville's largest sports management school is The University of Tennessee. In 2010, approximately 83 students graduated from the Sports Management program at The University of Tennessee.
A total of 83 students graduated with credentials in sports management from sports management schools in Knoxville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Knoxville's sports management schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,780 per year in instate tuition and $36,098 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,366 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a sports management program in Knoxville. And if you live on campus at one of the Knoxville-based sports management schools, you will have an added expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a sports manager in Knoxville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 17,610 sports managers in Tennessee, 720 were working in the greater Knoxville area. The government projects that the number of sports managers in Knoxville will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sports managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sports manager in Knoxville is $66,490 per year, which is higher than the average for sports managers state-wide.