Bowie, MD (population: 52,071) has one appliance repair school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens has a total student population of 4,787. It is the 5384th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Delaware (#1 is Delaware State University).
Appliance Repair students from Bowie 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 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan area alone, there are 6,430 employed firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers earning an average salary of $68,190. Home appliance repairers in this area earn $34,940/yr and there are 560 employed.
Bowie lies in Prince George's county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan area has 2,300,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $29/hr average worker wage, and a $60,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Bowie 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, Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens ends up costing a student $5,105/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bowie|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||10.8 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||14.4 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||20.4 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||21.2 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||22.0 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||23.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||28.6 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||31.9 miles|