Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has one audio school within its city limits. Ohio State University-Main Campus has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio.
Audio students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 50 employed sound engineering technicians earning an average salary of $41,520. Audio and video equipment technicians in this area earn $37,610/yr and there are 200 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.219 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by audio and video equipment technicians, and 0.054/1000 are held by sound engineering technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio State University-Main Campus ends up costing a student $16,868/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|