Kansas City, MO (population: 454,520) has two audio production schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Kansas, the highest ranked school in this group with an audio production program, has a total student population of 29,242. It is the 984th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Audio Production students from Kansas City schools who go on to become audio production engineers, audio professionals, audio engineers, audio producers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Audio and video equipment technicians make on average $42,450 per year and there are about 46,070 of them employed in the US today.
Kansas City lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary.
Of the 2 audio production schools with a 100-mile radius of Kansas City, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Kansas comes out as the most expensive ($17,254/yr) for audio production students, with University of Central Missouri as the lowest, reported at only $8,638/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kansas City|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||1.0 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||16.6 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||16.7 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||46.6 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.0 miles|