Hazelwood, MO has twenty-one telecommunications schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Lindenwood University, the highest ranked school in this group with a telecommunications program, has a total student population of 10,408. It is the 481st highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about telecommunications programs in Hazelwood, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of telecommunications professors at Lindenwood University such as Gwen Bailey, Edie Barnard, Julie Beard, Curtis Billhymer, Peter Carlos, and Michael Castro.
Telecommunications students from Hazelwood schools who go on to become telecommunication operators, telecommunications specialists, telecommunications professionals, television news producers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 189,850 people working as telecommunications equipment installers and repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,990. Also, Radio operators make on average $43,400 per year and there are about 870 of them employed in the US today.
Hazelwood lies in St. Louis county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the St. Louis-IL area has 1,301,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $20.63/hr average worker wage, and a $42,900 average annual salary.
Of the 21 telecommunications schools with a 100-mile radius of Hazelwood, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lindenwood University comes out as the most expensive ($26,896/yr) for telecommunications students, with Southwestern Illinois College as the lowest, reported at only $4,238/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hazelwood|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||5.1 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||8.1 miles|
|Saint Louis||MO||349,763||28||21.7118||925||11.5 miles|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||12.9 miles|
|Jefferson City||MO||41,319||4||29.412||201||99.2 miles|