Plainfield, NJ (population: 45,854) has twenty 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 Plainfield 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 Newark-Union-PA Metropolitan area alone, there are 1,810 employed data entry keyers earning an average salary of $32,560. Database administrators in this area earn $77,430/yr and there are 1,030 employed.
Plainfield lies in Union county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Newark-Union-PA Metropolitan area has 974,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $25.36/hr average worker wage, and a $52,760 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.060 out of every 1000 jobs in Plainfield are held by database administrators, and 1.858/1000 are held by data entry keyers.
Of the 20 data management schools with a 100-mile radius of Plainfield, 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 Plainfield|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||9.1 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||10.5 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||12.2 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||13.1 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||14.4 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||14.4 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||19.9 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||22.1 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||23.6 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||24.6 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||25.3 miles|