Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has two appliance repair schools within a 2500-mile radius of its city center. CET-Sobrato, the highest ranked school in this group with an appliance repair program, has a total student population of 649. It is the 1657th highest ranked school in the USA and the 146th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Appliance Repair students from Honolulu 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 Honolulu area alone, there are 1,540 employed firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers earning an average salary of $70,730. Home appliance repairers in this area earn $37,210/yr and there are 80 employed.
Honolulu lies in Honolulu county, which is one of the 4 counties in Hawaii. Overall, the Honolulu area has 430,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,760 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Honolulu are held by home appliance repairers, and 4/1000 are held by firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
Of the 2 appliance repair schools with a 2500-mile radius of Honolulu, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, CET-Sobrato comes out as the most expensive ($15,561/yr) for appliance repair students, with Los Medanos College as the lowest, reported at only $10,127/yr.