Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has one appliance repair school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Okefenokee Technical College has a total student population of 1,734. It is the 4563rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 114th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Appliance Repair students from Jacksonville 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. In fact, in the Jacksonville area alone, there are 1,930 employed firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers earning an average salary of $59,590. Home appliance repairers in this area earn $39,760/yr and there are 310 employed.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Jacksonville are held by home appliance repairers, and 3/1000 are held by firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Okefenokee Technical College ends up costing a student $3,966/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|