Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has three computer forensics schools within its city limits. Oklahoma City University, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer forensics program, has a total student population of 3,829. It is the 310th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Oklahoma.
Computer Forensics students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma City area alone, there are 690 employed computer specialists earning an average salary of $76,830. Computer systems analysts in this area earn $65,550/yr and there are 1,730 employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.058 out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by computer systems analysts, and 1.220/1000 are held by computer specialists.
Of the 3 computer forensics schools in Oklahoma City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Oklahoma City Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,972/yr) for computer forensics students, with Oklahoma City Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,452/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|