Bountiful, UT (population: 45,723) has three audio schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Utah, the highest ranked school in this group with an audio program, has a total student population of 29,284. It is the 129th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Utah.
Audio students from Bountiful 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.
Bountiful lies in Davis county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the Ogden-Clearfield area has 194,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $18.11/hr average worker wage, and a $37,670 average annual salary.
Of the 3 audio schools with a 100-mile radius of Bountiful, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Utah comes out as the most expensive ($11,363/yr) for audio students, with Utah State University as the lowest, reported at only $10,181/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bountiful|
|Salt Lake City||UT||184,856||12||26.413||545||7.6 miles|
|West Valley City||UT||125,842||2||24.4175||17||15.0 miles|
|South Jordan||UT||57,903||1||13.1531||4||22.7 miles|