Manchester, NH (population: 108,643) has nineteen java schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northeastern University, the highest ranked school in this group with a java program, has a total student population of 27,537. It is the 56th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Java students from Manchester schools who go on to become java developers, web designers, web developers, computer programmers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 367,880 people working as computer programmers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,690. Also, Computer software engineers, systems software make on average $96,620 per year and there are about 385,200 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Manchester area alone, there are 310 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average salary of $98,660. Computer programmers in this area earn $76,450/yr and there are 280 employed.
Manchester lies in Hillsborough county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Manchester area has 99,530 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $21.75/hr average worker wage, and a $45,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.795 out of every 1000 jobs in Manchester are held by computer programmers, and 3.125/1000 are held by computer software engineers, systems software.
Of the 19 java schools with a 100-mile radius of Manchester, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Simmons College comes out as the most expensive ($34,498/yr) for java students, with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest, reported at only $3,892/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Manchester|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||24.9 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||40.7 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||46.9 miles|