Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has thirteen database management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with a database management program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
Database Management students from Baltimore schools who go on to become database managers, database administrators, database engineers, database developers and professionals, 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, Computer support specialists make on average $47,360 per year and there are about 540,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 6,160 employed computer support specialists earning an average salary of $51,720. Database administrators in this area earn $85,340/yr and there are 1,740 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.383 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by database administrators, and 4.890/1000 are held by computer support specialists.
Of the 13 database management schools with a 100-mile radius of Baltimore, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George Washington University comes out as the most expensive ($27,966/yr) for database 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 Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|