Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has six insurance schools within its city limits. MedTech College, the highest ranked school in the city with an insurance program, has a total student population of 955. It is the 2124th highest ranked school in the USA and the 49th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Insurance students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become insurance agents, insurance brokers, insurance consultants, insurance managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,960 people working as insurance appraisers, auto damage alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,180. Also, Insurance sales agents make on average $61,330 per year and there are about 325,710 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 2,590 employed insurance sales agents earning an average salary of $71,430. Insurance appraisers, auto damage in this area earn $56,420/yr and there are 70 employed.
Indianapolis lies in Marion county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.082 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by insurance appraisers, auto damage, and 2.974/1000 are held by insurance sales agents.
Of the 6 insurance schools in Indianapolis, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, MedTech College comes out as the most expensive ($19,508/yr) for insurance students, with Harrison College-Northwest as the lowest, reported at only $14,007/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Indianapolis|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||60.0 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.9 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||86.8 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||98.5 miles|