Albuquerque, NM (population: 535,923) has one audio production school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of New Mexico-Main Campus has a total student population of 27,241. It is the 1620th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Audio Production students from Albuquerque 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.
Albuquerque lies in Bernalillo county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Albuquerque area has 381,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $19.31/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New Mexico-Main Campus ends up costing a student $10,302/yr.