Illinois contains three schools that offer appliance repair programs. Shawnee Community College, the highest-ranking appliance repair school in IL, has a total student population of 2,834 and is the 4977th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 appliance repair schools in Illinois, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Shawnee Community College comes out as the most expensive ($7,537/yr), with Triton College as the lowest recorded at only $2,479/yr.
Appliance Repair students from Illinois 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 Illinois alone, there are 14,930 employed firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers earning an average yearly salary of $66,610. Home appliance repairers in this state earn $34,900/yr and there are 1,400 employed.
Also, within the appliance repair schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from appliance repair, there are 7983 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,830 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,282, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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