Dalton, GA has six appliance repair schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. North Georgia Technical College, the highest ranked school in this group with an appliance repair program, has a total student population of 2,865. It is the 2937th highest ranked school in the USA and the 54th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Appliance Repair students from Dalton 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.
Dalton lies in Whitfield county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Dalton area has 66,740 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $34,740 average annual salary.
Of the 6 appliance repair schools with a 100-mile radius of Dalton, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Central Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($10,009/yr) for appliance repair students, with Gwinnett Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $6,073/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dalton|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||15.9 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||36.3 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||72.8 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||81.3 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||92.5 miles|