Small Business in Alabama

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Schools Offering Entrepreneurship Programs in Alabama


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Alabama students graduate with degrees in entrepreneurship. That means an estimated 3 small business professionals graduate from Alabama's 2 small business schools each year.

Top Schools

Samford University, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a small business program. It is located in Birmingham. 3 students graduated with a degree in small business from Samford University in 2010. Samford University charged in-state students $21,942 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Alabama that has a small business program is University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus. University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus, which was ranked 97th in the country in 2010, is located in Birmingham. Tuition at University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus was $11,040 per year.

Cost

Small business schools in Alabama, charge students an average tuition of $16,491 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $21,942 per year, or as little as $11,040 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alabama small business schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Samford University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $21,942 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus - located in Birmingham, students are charged $11,040 per year

The following Alabama small business schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus - located in Birmingham, students are charged $11,040 per year
  2. Samford University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $21,942 per year

A small business degree from an Alabama school... what next?

The largest populations of Alabama small business professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Bibb County - 9,720 small business professionals
  2. Limestone County - 3,560 small business professionals
  3. Mobile County - 3,400 small business professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of small business professionals is expected to shrink by 0% by 2018. There are projected to be 34,980 small business professionals working in the Alabama then.

Salary

small business professionals in Alabama earn $102,690 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Small business professional in Alabama had varying salaries from $40,020 to $163,570 per year in 2010. The following counties in Alabama have the highest average salaries for small business professionals:

  1. Limestone County - $114,010 per year
  2. Bibb County - $111,530 per year
  3. Autauga County - $104,070 per year

The following counties in Alabama have the lowest average salaries for small business professional:

  1. Calhoun County - $86,500 per year
  2. Bullock County - $87,410 per year
  3. Geneva County - $89,640 per year

The small business professionals with highest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $102,690 per year

The small business professionals with lowest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $102,690 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in entrepreneurship in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as business administration or marketing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Alabama

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,040 miles from location Samford University Birmingham AL 33.7139 38% 4,658
6,033 miles from location University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus Birmingham AL 3.34677 n/a 341
 

Curious what studying Small Business gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alabama

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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General and Operations Managers + 30,870 $102,690 12.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are small business related jobs in Alabama