Albuquerque, NM (population: 535,923) has one computer software engineering school within its city limits. ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque has a total student population of 722. It is the 3800th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
Computer Software Engineering students from Albuquerque schools who go on to become computer software engineers, software engineers, software developers, game software developers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,500 people working as computer software engineers, applications alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,170. Also, Computer software engineers, systems software make on average $96,620 per year and there are about 385,200 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Albuquerque area alone, there are 1,470 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average salary of $99,060. Computer software engineers, applications in this area earn $81,610/yr and there are 960 employed.
Albuquerque lies in Bernalillo county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Albuquerque area has 381,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $19.31/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.506 out of every 1000 jobs in Albuquerque are held by computer software engineers, applications, and 3.848/1000 are held by computer software engineers, systems software.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque ends up costing a student $22,907/yr.