Dothan, AL (population: 68,618) has two audio schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with an audio program, has a total student population of 24,602. It is the 115th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Alabama.
Audio students from Dothan schools who go on to become audio professionals, audio production engineers, audio engineers, audio recording professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,070 people working as audio and video equipment technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,450. Also, Sound engineering technicians make on average $53,940 per year and there are about 15,560 of them employed in the US today.
Dothan lies in Houston county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Dothan area has 58,520 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $16/hr average worker wage, and a $34,190 average annual salary.
Of the 2 audio schools with a 100-mile radius of Dothan, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Auburn University Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($12,157/yr) for audio students, with Florida State University as the lowest, reported at only $11,945/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dothan|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||88.5 miles|
|Fort Walton Beach||FL||-||1||18.8268||27||91.4 miles|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||94.4 miles|