Union, NJ (population: 56,324) has nineteen 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 Union 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.
Union 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 Union are held by database administrators, and 1.858/1000 are held by data entry keyers.
Of the 19 data management schools with a 100-mile radius of Union, 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 Union|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||3.4 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||6.2 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||10.2 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||11.0 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||12.5 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||13.7 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||14.0 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||16.0 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||17.1 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||17.3 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||17.4 miles|