Angola, NY has three audio schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University at Buffalo, the highest ranked school in this group with an audio program, has a total student population of 28,881. It is the 841st highest ranked school in the USA and the 68th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Audio students from Angola 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 Buffalo-Niagara Falls area alone, there are 100 employed sound engineering technicians earning an average salary of $45,160. Audio and video equipment technicians in this area earn $37,380/yr and there are 100 employed.
Angola lies in Erie county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Buffalo-Niagara Falls area has 534,300 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.69/hr average worker wage, and a $40,960 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.196 out of every 1000 jobs in Angola are held by audio and video equipment technicians, and 0.179/1000 are held by sound engineering technicians.
Of the 3 audio schools with a 100-mile radius of Angola, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nazareth College comes out as the most expensive ($22,366/yr) for audio students, with Jamestown Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,080/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Angola|
|Niagara Falls||NY||50,692||1||24.6139||10||31.2 miles|