Kettering, OH (population: 52,835) has five software engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. ITT Technical Institute-Dayton, the highest ranked school in this group with a software engineering program, has a total student population of 521. It is the 4149th highest ranked school in the USA and the 222nd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus). To learn more about software engineering programs in Kettering, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of software engineering professors at ITT Technical Institute such as John Foster.
Software Engineering students from Kettering schools who go on to become software engineers, software developers, game software developers, computer software engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 385,200 people working as computer software engineers, systems software alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,620. Also, Computer programmers make on average $74,690 per year and there are about 367,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Dayton area alone, there are 1,120 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $69,180. Computer software engineers, systems software in this area earn $90,800/yr and there are 1,850 employed.
Kettering lies in Greene county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Dayton area has 372,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.07/hr average worker wage, and a $41,750 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.967 out of every 1000 jobs in Kettering are held by computer software engineers, systems software, and 3.014/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 5 software engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Kettering, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Norwood comes out as the most expensive ($21,210/yr) for software engineering students, with Marion Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $4,832/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kettering|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||15.8 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||36.3 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||36.5 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||52.0 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||71.8 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||92.3 miles|