Fresno, CA (population: 490,930) has seven appliance repair schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. American Pacific College, the highest ranked school in this group with an appliance repair program, has a total student population of 74. It is the 718th highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Appliance Repair students from Fresno schools who go on to become appliance technicians, appliance repairers, machine repairmen, refrigeration mechanics, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 34,670 people working as home appliance repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $35,590. Also, Firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers make on average $60,630 per year and there are about 427,560 of them employed in the US today.
Fresno lies in Fresno county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Fresno area has 323,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,460 average annual salary.
Of the 7 appliance repair schools with a 500-mile radius of Fresno, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American Pacific College comes out as the most expensive ($24,876/yr) for appliance repair students, with Yavapai College as the lowest, reported at only $4,664/yr.
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