Bloomfield, NJ (population: 48,995) has one information technology school within its city limits. Bloomfield College has a total student population of 2,156. It is the 4480th highest ranked school in the USA and the 102nd highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick).
Information Technology students from Bloomfield schools who go on to become information technologists, information assurance specialists, computer and information scientists, information systems security analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 212,090 people working as all other information and record clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,300. Also, Computer and information scientists, research make on average $105,370 per year and there are about 26,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Newark-Union-PA Metropolitan area alone, there are 190 employed computer and information scientists, research earning an average salary of $90,320. All other information and record clerks in this area earn $39,740/yr and there are 1,360 employed.
Bloomfield lies in Essex 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 1.399 out of every 1000 jobs in Bloomfield are held by all other information and record clerks, and 0.196/1000 are held by computer and information scientists, research.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bloomfield College ends up costing a student $10,867/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bloomfield|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||3.9 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||5.5 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||5.6 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||8.5 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||9.7 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||11.3 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||13.4 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||15.8 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||16.3 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||16.4 miles|