Fort Walton Beach, FL has one audio school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of South Alabama has a total student population of 14,522. It is the 2715th highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus).
Audio students from Fort Walton Beach 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.
Fort Walton Beach lies in Okaloosa county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin area has 76,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,710 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of South Alabama ends up costing a student $9,002/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Walton Beach|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||57.8 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||75.9 miles|