Syracuse, NY (population: 136,410) has two computer schools within its city limits. Onondaga Community College, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer program, has a total student population of 12,038. It is the 5012th highest ranked school in the USA and the 341st highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Computer students from Syracuse schools who go on to become computer programmers, computer engineers, software engineers, network engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 367,880 people working as computer programmers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,690. Also, Computer software engineers, applications make on average $90,170 per year and there are about 495,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Syracuse area alone, there are 530 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average salary of $81,210. Computer programmers in this area earn $62,320/yr and there are 800 employed.
Syracuse lies in Onondaga county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Syracuse area has 306,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $20.32/hr average worker wage, and a $42,270 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.616 out of every 1000 jobs in Syracuse are held by computer programmers, and 1.745/1000 are held by computer software engineers, applications.
Of the 2 computer schools in Syracuse, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryant and Stratton College-Main Syracuse comes out as the most expensive ($9,963/yr) for computer students, with Onondaga Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,648/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Syracuse|
|Painted Post||NY||-||1||33.1704||2||77.8 miles|