Albany, NY (population: 92,804) has one audio school within its city limits. The College of Saint Rose has a total student population of 5,158. It is the 2413th highest ranked school in the USA and the 190th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Audio students from Albany 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 Albany-Schenectady-Troy area alone, there are 30 employed sound engineering technicians earning an average salary of $43,440. Audio and video equipment technicians in this area earn $44,970/yr and there are 80 employed.
Albany lies in Albany county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy area has 434,590 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $21.78/hr average worker wage, and a $45,310 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.183 out of every 1000 jobs in Albany are held by audio and video equipment technicians, and 0.073/1000 are held by sound engineering technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The College of Saint Rose ends up costing a student $21,359/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Albany|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||61.0 miles|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||65.5 miles|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||82.2 miles|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||87.3 miles|
|West Point||NY||-||1||80.8664||76||88.8 miles|