Crete, NE has three appliance repair schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Cloud County Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with an appliance repair program, has a total student population of 2,786. It is the 4049th highest ranked school in the USA and the 58th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College).
Appliance Repair students from Crete 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.
Crete lies in Saline county, which is one of the 40 counties in Nebraska. Overall, the Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area has 47,920 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $15.44/hr average worker wage, and a $32,110 average annual salary.
Of the 3 appliance repair schools with a 100-mile radius of Crete, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Metropolitan Community College Area comes out as the most expensive ($6,723/yr) for appliance repair students, with Cloud County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,858/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Crete|
|Council Bluffs||IA||59,918||3||15.2545||57||71.5 miles|
|Grand Island||NE||47,293||1||18.9094||48||76.7 miles|