Albuquerque, NM (population: 535,923) has one cisco school within its city limits. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute has a total student population of 635. It is the 5734th highest ranked school in the USA and the 34th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
Cisco students from Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque area alone, there are 700 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average salary of $63,740. Network systems and data communications analysts in this area earn $63,630/yr and there are 420 employed.
Albuquerque lies in Bernalillo county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Albuquerque area has 381,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $19.31/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.091 out of every 1000 jobs in Albuquerque are held by network systems and data communications analysts, and 1.841/1000 are held by network and computer systems administrators.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute ends up costing a student $4,195/yr.