Jefferson City, MO (population: 41,319) has two computer engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Missouri-Columbia, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer engineering program, has a total student population of 31,237. It is the 820th highest ranked school in the USA and the 19th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about computer engineering programs in Jefferson City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer engineering professors at University of Missouri such as Lex Akers, Rakesh Bajpai, Paul Chan, C. Alec Chang, Zhen Chen, and Uee Cho.
Computer Engineering students from Jefferson City 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 Jefferson City area alone, there are 670 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $50,040. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $52,350/yr and there are 180 employed.
Jefferson City lies in Cole county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Jefferson City area has 80,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $17.71/hr average worker wage, and a $36,830 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.230 out of every 1000 jobs in Jefferson City are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 8.251/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 2 computer engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Jefferson City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Missouri-Columbia comes out as the most expensive ($15,080/yr) for computer engineering students, with Missouri University of Science and Technology as the lowest, reported at only $12,436/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jefferson City|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||86.5 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||91.5 miles|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||95.6 miles|