Albuquerque, NM (population: 535,923) has one instructional technology school within its city limits. University of Phoenix-New Mexico Campus has a total student population of 5,120. It is the 4832nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
Instructional Technology students from Albuquerque schools who go on to become instructional technologists, electronics technology instructors, computer information systems instructors, Information technologys, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 124,480 people working as instructional coordinators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $61,270. Also, Education, training, and library employees make on average $49,530 per year and there are about 8,488,740 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Albuquerque area alone, there are 23,550 employed education, training, and library employees earning an average salary of $42,600. Instructional coordinators in this area earn $48,650/yr and there are 270 employed.
Albuquerque lies in Bernalillo county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Albuquerque area has 381,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $19.31/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.714 out of every 1000 jobs in Albuquerque are held by instructional coordinators, and 61.669/1000 are held by education, training, and library employees.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-New Mexico Campus ends up costing a student $22,023/yr.