Memphis, TN (population: 662,989) has one networking school within its city limits. Vatterott Career College-Memphis has a total student population of 642. It is the 2924th highest ranked school in the USA and the 82nd highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Networking students from Memphis 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 Memphis-MS-AR area alone, there are 1,530 employed computer support specialists earning an average salary of $45,450. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $69,050/yr and there are 1,010 employed.
Memphis lies in Shelby county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Memphis-MS-AR area has 605,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $18.93/hr average worker wage, and a $39,380 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.671 out of every 1000 jobs in Memphis are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 2.532/1000 are held by computer support specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vatterott Career College-Memphis ends up costing a student $15,276/yr.