Escanaba, MI has one hundred and seventy cisco schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Indiana University-Bloomington, the highest ranked school in this group with a cisco program, has a total student population of 42,347. It is the 59th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Indiana.
Cisco students from Escanaba schools who go on to become cisco specialists, cisco technology specialists, cisco certified professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 226,080 people working as network systems and data communications analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,560. Also, Network and computer systems administrators make on average $70,930 per year and there are about 338,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 140 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average salary of $54,860. Network systems and data communications analysts in this area earn $*/yr and there are 90 employed.
Escanaba lies in Delta county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area has 116,400 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $17.04/hr average worker wage, and a $35,430 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.732 out of every 1000 jobs in Escanaba are held by network systems and data communications analysts, and 1.187/1000 are held by network and computer systems administrators.
Of the 170 cisco schools with a 500-mile radius of Escanaba, only 17 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pike-Lincoln Technical Center comes out as the most expensive ($28,061/yr) for cisco students, with Indiana University-South Bend as the lowest, reported at only $8,512/yr.