El Paso, TX (population: 631,862) has one computer engineering school within its city limits. The University of Texas at El Paso has a total student population of 21,011. It is the 2801st highest ranked school in the USA and the 130th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about computer engineering programs in El Paso, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer engineering professors at The University of Texas at El Paso such as Cesar Carrasco, William Craver, Louis Everett, Peter Golding, Huanmin Lu, and Hong-Sioe Oey.
Computer Engineering students from El Paso 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 El Paso area alone, there are 530 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $55,700. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $55,910/yr and there are 490 employed.
El Paso lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the El Paso area has 269,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $16.37/hr average worker wage, and a $34,050 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.802 out of every 1000 jobs in El Paso are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 1.985/1000 are held by computer programmers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Texas at El Paso ends up costing a student $5,224/yr.