Mequon, WI has forty-nine information technology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northwestern University, the highest ranked school in this group with an information technology program, has a total student population of 19,853. It is the 11th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Illinois.
Information Technology students from Mequon 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 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area alone, there are 60 employed computer and information scientists, research earning an average salary of $*. All other information and record clerks in this area earn $37,240/yr and there are 960 employed.
Mequon lies in Ozaukee county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area has 817,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $21.19/hr average worker wage, and a $44,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.175 out of every 1000 jobs in Mequon are held by all other information and record clerks, and 0.078/1000 are held by computer and information scientists, research.
Of the 49 information technology schools with a 100-mile radius of Mequon, only 14 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern University comes out as the most expensive ($28,371/yr) for information technology students, with Rock Valley College as the lowest, reported at only $3,120/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mequon|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||15.8 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||43.6 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||71.7 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||79.3 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||80.1 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||80.7 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||81.7 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||83.5 miles|