Hicksville, NY (population: 41,571) has one hundred and nineteen information technology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Yale University, the highest ranked school in this group with an information technology program, has a total student population of 11,593. It is the 2nd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Information Technology students from Hicksville 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 Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area alone, there are 80 employed computer and information scientists, research earning an average salary of $97,220. All other information and record clerks in this area earn $37,510/yr and there are 1,350 employed.
Hicksville lies in Nassau county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area has 1,225,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $24.13/hr average worker wage, and a $50,190 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.098 out of every 1000 jobs in Hicksville are held by all other information and record clerks, and 0.062/1000 are held by computer and information scientists, research.
Of the 119 information technology schools with a 100-mile radius of Hicksville, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr) for information technology students, with Farmingdale State College as the lowest, reported at only $7,028/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hicksville|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||5.9 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||13.2 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||15.9 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||17.1 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||17.6 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||18.6 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||18.8 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||21.6 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||22.0 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||22.4 miles|