Choctaw, OK has two audio schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Tulsa, the highest ranked school in this group with an audio program, has a total student population of 4,187. It is the 1761st highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Audio students from Choctaw 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 Oklahoma City area alone, there are 30 employed sound engineering technicians earning an average salary of $32,530. Audio and video equipment technicians in this area earn $30,500/yr and there are 190 employed.
Choctaw lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.329 out of every 1000 jobs in Choctaw are held by audio and video equipment technicians, and 0.056/1000 are held by sound engineering technicians.
Of the 2 audio schools with a 100-mile radius of Choctaw, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Tulsa comes out as the most expensive ($20,686/yr) for audio students, with University of Tulsa as the lowest, reported at only $20,686/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Choctaw|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||6.3 miles|
|Oklahoma City||OK||564,147||19||18.6276||473||13.7 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||38.7 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||84.3 miles|