Bonita Springs, FL (population: 44,290) has two audio schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Florida International University, the highest ranked school in this group with an audio program, has a total student population of 39,610. It is the 197th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Audio students from Bonita Springs 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.
Bonita Springs lies in Lee county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Cape Coral-Fort Myers area has 201,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 5% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $38,330 average annual salary.
Of the 2 audio schools with a 100-mile radius of Bonita Springs, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nova Southeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($20,445/yr) for audio students, with Florida International University as the lowest, reported at only $13,300/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bonita Springs|
|Fort Myers||FL||68,373||7||23.467||192||20.4 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||24.5 miles|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||26.3 miles|
|Port Charlotte||FL||49,392||1||23.17||24||49.1 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||55.0 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||92.9 miles|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||95.0 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||96.7 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||99.5 miles|
|Coconut Creek||FL||51,117||1||19.1074||42||99.9 miles|