Detroit, MI (population: 901,160) has two appliance repair schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Ohio Technical College, the highest ranked school in this group with an appliance repair program, has a total student population of 978. It is the 2702nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 151st highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Appliance Repair students from Detroit 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 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn Metropolitan area alone, there are 2,120 employed firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers earning an average salary of $68,430. Home appliance repairers in this area earn $37,430/yr and there are 220 employed.
Detroit lies in Wayne county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn Metropolitan area has 705,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $22.55/hr average worker wage, and a $46,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.317 out of every 1000 jobs in Detroit are held by home appliance repairers, and 3.010/1000 are held by firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
Of the 2 appliance repair schools with a 100-mile radius of Detroit, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($29,196/yr) for appliance repair students, with Henry Ford Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,614/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Detroit|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||7.3 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||9.3 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||9.4 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||13.1 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||14.3 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||16.2 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||16.3 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||17.0 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||19.4 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||20.3 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||22.3 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||33.0 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||53.4 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||74.6 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||75.3 miles|