Chesterfield, MO (population: 45,849) has nine computer engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Washington University in St Louis, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer engineering program, has a total student population of 13,575. It is the 674th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about computer engineering programs in Chesterfield, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer engineering professors at Washington University in St Louis such as Ricardo Actis, Ramesh Agarwal, Dora Angelaki, Carl Baggett, Dennis Barbour, and Philip V. Bayly.
Computer Engineering students from Chesterfield 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 St. Louis-IL area alone, there are 5,410 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $70,770. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $69,830/yr and there are 4,960 employed.
Chesterfield lies in St. Louis county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the St. Louis-IL area has 1,301,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $20.63/hr average worker wage, and a $42,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.808 out of every 1000 jobs in Chesterfield are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 4.154/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 9 computer engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Chesterfield, only 5 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 Chesterfield|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||9.1 miles|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||9.2 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||10.2 miles|
|Saint Louis||MO||349,763||28||21.7118||925||18.4 miles|
|Jefferson City||MO||41,319||4||29.412||201||87.2 miles|