Astoria, OR has one crime scene investigation school within its city limits. Clatsop Community College has a total student population of 2,836. It is the 5706th highest ranked school in the USA and the 71st highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College).
Crime Scene Investigation students from Astoria schools who go on to become crime scene investigators, investigators, personal investigators, crime scene forensics specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 12,870 people working as forensic science technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,070.
Astoria lies in Clatsop county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area has 70,340 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.8% unemployment rate, $16.96/hr average worker wage, and a $35,280 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Clatsop Community College ends up costing a student $6,936/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Astoria|
|Oregon City||OR||-||1||13.6089||75||82.4 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||99.1 miles|