Norfolk has a total population of 234,403 and a student population of 64,591. Of these students, 6,993 are enrolled in schools that offer construction management programs.
The largest construction management school in Norfolk, by student population, is Norfolk State University. In 2010, Norfolk State University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in construction management.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a construction management degree from one of Norfolk's construction management schools. If you decide to attend one of Norfolk's construction management schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,140 per year in instate tuition and $31,199 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for construction management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,329 per year, on average, for room and board at Norfolk-based construction management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,764.
Many construction management graduates choose to work as construction managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Norfolk, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 34,910 construction managers in Virginia, 4,740 were working in the greater Norfolk area. The government projects that the number of construction managers in Norfolk will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for construction managers.
As a construction manager in Norfolk, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,930 per year. This is higher than the average salary for construction managers in the state.