Knoxville has a general population of 173,890 and an overall student population of 43,565. Approximately 29,934 of Knoxville's students are enrolled in schools that offer supply chain management programs.
The University of Tennessee is the largest supply chain management school in Knoxville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 171 students graduated from the Supply Chain Management program at The University of Tennessee.
A total of 171 students graduated with credentials in supply chain management from supply chain management schools in Knoxville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,780 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Knoxville supply chain management schools was an average of $36,098 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,366 for supply chain management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in supply chain management, if you decide to work as a supply chain manager in Knoxville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 17,610 supply chain managers working in Tennessee and 720 working in the greater Knoxville area in 2010. The number of supply chain managers in Knoxville is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for supply chain managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a supply chain manager in Knoxville is $66,490 per year, which is higher than the average for supply chain managers state-wide.