Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has two computer engineering schools within its city limits. Johns Hopkins University, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer engineering 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.
Computer Engineering students from Baltimore 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 Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 3,850 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $77,280. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $80,610/yr and there are 4,610 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 3.659 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 3.055/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 2 computer engineering schools in Baltimore, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johns Hopkins University comes out as the most expensive ($25,509/yr) for computer engineering students, with University of Maryland-Baltimore County as the lowest, reported at only $14,195/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|