Poplar, MT has three appliance repair schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Mitchell Technical Institute, the highest ranked school in this group with an appliance repair program, has a total student population of 1,004. It is the 1685th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of South Dakota (#1 is Augustana College).
Appliance Repair students from Poplar 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.
Poplar lies in Roosevelt county, which is one of the 36 counties in Montana. Overall, the Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area has 31,440 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $15.86/hr average worker wage, and a $33,000 average annual salary.
Of the 3 appliance repair schools with a 500-mile radius of Poplar, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Dakota State College of Science comes out as the most expensive ($10,844/yr) for appliance repair students, with Western Wyoming Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,743/yr.
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