Sweetwater has a total population of 11,415 and a student population of 1,689. Of these students, 1,689 are enrolled in schools that offer construction management programs.
The largest construction management school in Sweetwater, by student population, is Texas State Technical College-West Texas. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Texas State Technical College-West Texas with credentials in construction management.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in construction management in Sweetwater in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,335 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Sweetwater construction management schools was an average of $20,691 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,641 for construction management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Sweetwater-based construction management schools, you will have an added expense of $6,900 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,435.
If you decide to work as a construction manager in Sweetwater, your job prospects are good. There were 141,810 construction managers working in Texas and 2,960 working in the greater Sweetwater area in 2010. The government projects that the number of construction managers in Sweetwater will increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for construction managers.
As a construction manager in Sweetwater, you can expect to make an average salary of $23,520 per year. This is higher than the average salary for construction managers in the state.