Fishers, IN (population: 75,408) has twenty network administration schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a network administration program, has a total student population of 31,134. It is the 194th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Network Administration students from Fishers schools who go on to become network administrators, network engineers, network specialists, network managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 338,890 people working as network and computer systems administrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $70,930. Also, Computer support specialists make on average $47,360 per year and there are about 540,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 3,700 employed computer support specialists earning an average salary of $42,680. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $62,820/yr and there are 2,750 employed.
Fishers lies in Hamilton 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 3.156 out of every 1000 jobs in Fishers are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 4.253/1000 are held by computer support specialists.
Of the 20 network administration schools with a 100-mile radius of Fishers, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Dayton comes out as the most expensive ($25,494/yr) for network administration students, with Danville Area Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,570/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fishers|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||57.3 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||73.9 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||79.6 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||90.2 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||99.7 miles|