Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has five instructional technology schools within its city limits. Vanderbilt University, the highest ranked school in the city with an instructional technology program, has a total student population of 12,506. It is the 17th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Tennessee.
Instructional Technology students from Nashville 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 36,860 employed education, training, and library employees earning an average salary of $43,460. Instructional coordinators in this area earn $61,720/yr and there are 270 employed.
Nashville lies in Davidson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.377 out of every 1000 jobs in Nashville are held by instructional coordinators, and 51.207/1000 are held by education, training, and library employees.
Of the 5 instructional technology schools in Nashville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Nashville Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,272/yr) for instructional technology students, with Tennessee State University as the lowest, reported at only $8,483/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Nashville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||58.5 miles|