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Small Business Schools
In Big Rapids, Michigan

The city of Big Rapids has only one school where small business faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of small business and small business education in Big Rapids, which includes small business training at the small business bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Small Business Employment

Big Rapids 2,520
Michigan 36,840

Of the 36,840 small business professionals employed in Michigan, 2,520 work in Big Rapids. Between 2006 and 2010, in Big Rapids, there has been a 8% decline in the number of small business professionals. Overall employment in Big Rapids has increased.

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Small Business employment growth

40,010 34,850 35,760 34,440 36,840
2,730 2,500 2,300 No data 2,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Big Rapids

Small Business VS. All professions salaries in Big Rapids

$85,990 $86,350 $88,660 No data $85,630
$34,520 $35,560 $36,690 No data $37,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business in Big Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Big Rapids

As the number of small business professionals in Big Rapids has shrunk, salaries for small business professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Big Rapids small business professionals earned an average yearly salary of $85,630. The average salary for small business professionals in Big Rapids was $85,990 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Big Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Big Rapids

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Small business professionals in Big Rapids make a median yearly salary of $78,770. The 10% of small business professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,570 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $146,800 per year.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Big Rapids

Human Resources
Restaurant Management
Property Management
Risk Management
Forensic Accounting
Project Management
International Business
Business Administration
Small Business
Business Management

Small business professional salaries in Big Rapids are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Small Business schools in Big Rapids


Many of Big Rapids' small business professionals are graduates of the only accredited small business school in the city.

Small Business Programs Offered In Big Rapids


Big Rapids' small business school offers one small business degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Small Business Degrees In Big Rapids


In 2010 approximately 4 students graduated from small business courses.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Big Rapids, Michigan

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