Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has four banking schools within its city limits. University of North Florida, the highest ranked school in the city with a banking program, has a total student population of 16,477. It is the 289th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Banking students from Jacksonville schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Jacksonville area alone, there are 33,310 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average salary of $57,820. Financial specialists in this area earn $54,550/yr and there are 1,630 employed.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 3 out of every 1000 jobs in Jacksonville are held by financial specialists, and 57/1000 are held by business and financial operations employees.
Of the 4 banking schools in Jacksonville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-North Florida Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,635/yr) for banking students, with Florida Community College at Jacksonville as the lowest, reported at only $6,668/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|