Belmont, NC has six appliance repair schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Bob Jones University, the highest ranked school in this group with an appliance repair program, has a total student population of 3,956. It is the 2593rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of South Carolina (#1 is Clemson University).
Appliance Repair students from Belmont 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 Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area alone, there are 3,750 employed firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers earning an average salary of $60,320. Home appliance repairers in this area earn $31,710/yr and there are ** employed.
Belmont lies in Gaston county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area has 837,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $21.10/hr average worker wage, and a $43,890 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Belmont are held by home appliance repairers, and 4.478/1000 are held by firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
Of the 6 appliance repair schools with a 100-mile radius of Belmont, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bob Jones University comes out as the most expensive ($13,970/yr) for appliance repair students, with Forsyth Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,178/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Belmont|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||21.0 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||74.2 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||77.5 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||79.0 miles|