Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has five banking schools within its city limits. Johns Hopkins University, the highest ranked school in the city with a banking program, has a total student population of 20,383. It is the 19th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Maryland.
Banking students from Baltimore 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 Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 70,900 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average salary of $69,840. Financial specialists in this area earn $54,530/yr and there are 2,740 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.179 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by financial specialists, and 56.310/1000 are held by business and financial operations employees.
Of the 5 banking schools in Baltimore, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola College in Maryland comes out as the most expensive ($26,122/yr) for banking students, with Baltimore City Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,851/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|