Austin, TX (population: 792,778) has two audio production schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas at Austin, the highest ranked school in this group with an audio production program, has a total student population of 50,995. It is the 18th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Audio Production students from Austin 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.
Austin lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary.
Of the 2 audio production schools with a 100-mile radius of Austin, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Texas at Austin comes out as the most expensive ($14,161/yr) for audio production students, with Texas State University-San Marcos as the lowest, reported at only $9,816/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Austin|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||14.6 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||74.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||88.2 miles|