Yuba City, CA (population: 62,588) has eighteen computer forensics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of California-Davis, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer forensics program, has a total student population of 31,247. It is the 41st highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Computer Forensics students from Yuba City schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Yuba City area alone, there are ** employed computer specialists earning an average salary of $71,950. Computer systems analysts in this area earn $67,710/yr and there are 40 employed.
Yuba City lies in Sutter county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Yuba City area has 38,300 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $42,260 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Yuba City are held by computer systems analysts, and **/1000 are held by computer specialists.
Of the 18 computer forensics schools with a 100-mile radius of Yuba City, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of the Pacific comes out as the most expensive ($25,776/yr) for computer forensics students, with Las Positas College as the lowest, reported at only $5,713/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Yuba City|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||40.3 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||41.1 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||88.7 miles|
|South Lake Tahoe||CA||-||1||18.5751||60||89.1 miles|