Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has three aerospace engineering schools within its city limits. Johns Hopkins University, the highest ranked school in the city with an aerospace engineering program, has a total student population of 20,383. It is the 19th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Maryland.
Aerospace Engineering students from Baltimore schools who go on to become aerospace engineers, engineers, aviation engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 70,570 people working as aerospace engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,270. Also, Aerospace engineering and operations technicians make on average $59,820 per year and there are about 7,940 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are ** employed aerospace engineering and operations technicians earning an average salary of $61,210. Aerospace engineers in this area earn $114,950/yr and there are 790 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.624 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by aerospace engineers, and **/1000 are held by aerospace engineering and operations technicians.
Of the 3 aerospace engineering schools in Baltimore, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johns Hopkins University comes out as the most expensive ($25,509/yr) for aerospace engineering students, with The Community College of Baltimore County as the lowest, reported at only $5,035/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|