Montclair, NJ has one audio school within its city limits. Montclair State University has a total student population of 18,171. It is the 247th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick).
Audio students from Montclair 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. In fact, in the Newark-Union-PA Metropolitan area alone, there are ** employed sound engineering technicians earning an average salary of $56,330. Audio and video equipment technicians in this area earn $39,840/yr and there are 200 employed.
Montclair lies in Essex county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Newark-Union-PA Metropolitan area has 974,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $25.36/hr average worker wage, and a $52,760 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.202 out of every 1000 jobs in Montclair are held by audio and video equipment technicians, and **/1000 are held by sound engineering technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Montclair State University ends up costing a student $11,392/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Montclair|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||3.6 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||4.5 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||6.0 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||9.7 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||11.2 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||12.6 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||14.7 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||17.1 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||17.6 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||17.7 miles|