Midland, TX (population: 111,357) has one computer forensics school within its city limits. Midland College has a total student population of 6,227. It is the 4446th highest ranked school in the USA and the 234th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Computer Forensics students from Midland 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 Midland area alone, there are 80 employed computer specialists earning an average salary of $84,750. Computer systems analysts in this area earn $63,010/yr and there are 60 employed.
Midland lies in Midland county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Midland area has 67,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.6% unemployment rate, $19.60/hr average worker wage, and a $40,770 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.860 out of every 1000 jobs in Midland are held by computer systems analysts, and 1.111/1000 are held by computer specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Midland College ends up costing a student $5,471/yr.