Wheeling has a total population of 31,419 and a student population of 4,720. Of these students, 3,150 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Of the 1 small business schools in Wheeling, the largest small business school, by student population, is West Virginia Northern Community College. In 2010, West Virginia Northern Community College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in small business.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a small business certificate in Wheeling. If you decide to attend a small business school in Wheeling, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,358.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for small business related books and supplies every year.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wheeling, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 small business professionals in West Virginia were working in the greater Wheeling area. The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Wheeling will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a small business professional in Wheeling is $61,910 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for small business professionals.