Jersey City, NJ (population: 242,594) has two computer networking schools within its city limits. PC Tech Learning Center, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer networking program, has a total student population of 112. It is the 1364th highest ranked school in the USA and the 37th highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick).
Computer Networking students from Jersey City schools who go on to become computer networking developers, network engineers, network specialists, network managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Database administrators make on average $74,290 per year and there are about 108,080 of them employed in the US today.
Jersey City lies in Hudson county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area has 5,063,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.4% unemployment rate, $27.05/hr average worker wage, and a $56,250 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, PC Tech Learning Center comes out as the most expensive ($/yr) for computer networking students, with PC Age as the lowest, reported at only $28,068/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jersey City|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||5.8 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||5.9 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||6.3 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||6.9 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||9.7 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||9.9 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||10.4 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||10.9 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||11.9 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||14.3 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||14.8 miles|