Jersey City, NJ (population: 242,594) has eighteen data management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Central Career Institute LLC, the highest ranked school in this group with a data management program, has a total student population of 161. It is the 949th highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick).
Data Management students from Jersey City schools who go on to become data management managers, database administrators, database engineers, database technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 108,080 people working as database administrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,290. Also, Data entry keyers make on average $28,000 per year and there are about 243,550 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 10,520 employed data entry keyers earning an average salary of $30,010. Database administrators in this area earn $87,600/yr and there are 6,360 employed.
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. Thus, about 1.257 out of every 1000 jobs in Jersey City are held by database administrators, and 2.079/1000 are held by data entry keyers.
Of the 18 data management schools with a 100-mile radius of Jersey City, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pace University-New York comes out as the most expensive ($25,156/yr) for data management students, with Gloucester County College as the lowest, reported at only $5,271/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|