Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has four private investigator schools within its city limits. University of Tulsa, the highest ranked school in the city with a private investigator program, has a total student population of 4,187. It is the 1761st highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Private Investigator students from Tulsa schools who go on to become private investigators, crime scene investigators, investigators, personal investigators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 31,250 people working as private detectives and investigators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $47,130. Also, Detectives and criminal investigators make on average $65,860 per year and there are about 110,380 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tulsa area alone, there are 370 employed detectives and criminal investigators earning an average salary of $56,100. Private detectives and investigators in this area earn $50,310/yr and there are ** employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by private detectives and investigators, and 0.868/1000 are held by detectives and criminal investigators.
Of the 4 private investigator schools in Tulsa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Tulsa Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,406/yr) for private investigator students, with Tulsa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,722/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|