Waterloo, IA (population: 67,011) has two database administration schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Riverland Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with a database administration program, has a total student population of 3,867. It is the 4415th highest ranked school in the USA and the 76th highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).
Database Administration students from Waterloo schools who go on to become database administration managers, database administrators, database managers, 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.
Waterloo lies in Black Hawk county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area has 86,280 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $35,960 average annual salary.
Of the 2 database administration schools with a 100-mile radius of Waterloo, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kirkwood Community College comes out as the most expensive ($11,037/yr) for database administration students, with Riverland Community College as the lowest, reported at only $8,746/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Waterloo|
|Cedar Falls||IA||-||3||27.7287||174||5.4 miles|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||50.1 miles|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||70.9 miles|
|Des Moines||IA||200,202||10||28.1761||244||90.7 miles|
|Fort Dodge||IA||-||2||25.3587||65||92.7 miles|
|West Des Moines||IA||57,065||1||4.37611||3||96.0 miles|