Carterville, IL has seven computer engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Evansville, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer engineering program, has a total student population of 2,840. It is the 276th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington). To learn more about computer engineering programs in Carterville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer engineering professors at University of Evansville such as Dick Blandford, Philip Gerhart, Mohsen Lotfalian, John Parr, Doug Stamps, and Brian Swenty.
Computer Engineering students from Carterville schools who go on to become computer engineers, database administrators, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 338,890 people working as network and computer systems administrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $70,930. Also, Computer programmers make on average $74,690 per year and there are about 367,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Illinois nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 60 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $48,640. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $46,100/yr and there are 140 employed.
Carterville lies in Williamson county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the South Illinois nonmetropolitan area has 147,160 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $17.46/hr average worker wage, and a $36,310 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.926 out of every 1000 jobs in Carterville are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 0.425/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 7 computer engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Carterville, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr) for computer engineering students, with Rend Lake College as the lowest, reported at only $6,019/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Carterville|
|Cape Girardeau||MO||-||6||26.7452||153||39.6 miles|
|Saint Louis||MO||349,763||28||21.7118||925||87.7 miles|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||98.7 miles|