Fairmont has a general population of 19,097 and an overall student population of 7,406. Approximately 2,729 of Fairmont's students are enrolled in schools that offer management programs.
The largest management school in Fairmont, by student population, is Pierpont Community and Technical College. In 2010, Pierpont Community and Technical College graduated approximately 16 students from its management program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a management degree from one of Fairmont's management schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,352 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fairmont management schools was an average of $19,424 per year in 2009.
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 management program in Fairmont. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,570 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Fairmont after graduating from management school, you should know that job prospects for managers in Fairmont, which is the most popular management profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 8,390 managers in West Virginia, 1,670 were working in the greater Fairmont area. The government projects that the number of managers in Fairmont will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a manager in Fairmont is $62,560 per year, which is lower than the average for managers state-wide.
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