Naples, FL 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 Naples 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.
Naples lies in Collier county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Naples-Marco Island area has 114,500 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,520 average annual salary.
Of the 2 audio schools with a 100-mile radius of Naples, 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 Naples|
|Bonita Springs||FL||44,290||0||-||0||13.7 miles|
|Fort Myers||FL||68,373||7||23.467||192||33.9 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||36.7 miles|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||39.7 miles|
|Port Charlotte||FL||49,392||1||23.17||24||61.8 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||67.4 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||90.8 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||93.8 miles|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||95.7 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||97.0 miles|