Prescott, AZ (population: 44,035) has one networking school within its city limits. Yavapai College has a total student population of 8,276. It is the 4843rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 71st highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Networking students from Prescott 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 Prescott area alone, there are 170 employed computer support specialists earning an average salary of $37,150. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $61,100/yr and there are 80 employed.
Prescott lies in Yavapai county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Prescott area has 57,510 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $36,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Prescott are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 3/1000 are held by computer support specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Yavapai College ends up costing a student $4,664/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Prescott|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||7.7 miles|