Provo, UT (population: 120,524) has five ecommerce schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Utah, the highest ranked school in this group with an ecommerce program, has a total student population of 29,284. It is the 129th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Utah.
Ecommerce students from Provo schools who go on to become ecommerce developers, web developers, e-commerce specialists, e-commerce consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Computer programmers make on average $74,690 per year and there are about 367,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Provo-Orem area alone, there are 1,300 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $60,510. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $55,690/yr and there are 5,300 employed.
Provo lies in Utah county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the Provo-Orem area has 173,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.33/hr average worker wage, and a $38,120 average annual salary. Thus, about 30.612 out of every 1000 jobs in Provo are held by business and financial operations employees, and 7.499/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 5 ecommerce schools with a 100-mile radius of Provo, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Utah Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,719/yr) for ecommerce students, with Salt Lake Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,987/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Provo|
|South Jordan||UT||57,903||1||13.1531||4||27.6 miles|
|West Valley City||UT||125,842||2||24.4175||17||36.1 miles|
|Salt Lake City||UT||184,856||12||26.413||545||39.7 miles|