Worcester, MA (population: 174,854) has two oracle schools within its city limits. Clark University, the highest ranked school in the city with an oracle program, has a total student population of 3,416. It is the 1261st highest ranked school in the USA and the 62nd highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Oracle students from Worcester schools who go on to become oracle specialists, computer support specialists, computer programmers, computer technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 287,210 people working as computer and information systems managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $120,640. 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 Worcester-CT area alone, there are 850 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average salary of $101,010. Computer and information systems managers in this area earn $123,660/yr and there are 660 employed.
Worcester lies in Worcester county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Worcester-CT area has 239,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $22.49/hr average worker wage, and a $46,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.765 out of every 1000 jobs in Worcester are held by computer and information systems managers, and 3.547/1000 are held by computer software engineers, systems software.
Of the 2 oracle schools in Worcester, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Clark University comes out as the most expensive ($23,761/yr) for oracle students, with Quinsigamond Community College as the lowest, reported at only $7,537/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Worcester|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||32.9 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||39.9 miles|