Peru, NE has two appliance repair schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Southeast Community College Area, the highest ranked school in this group with an appliance repair program, has a total student population of 11,556. It is the 4063rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Nebraska (#1 is University of Nebraska at Kearney).
Appliance Repair students from Peru 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.
Peru lies in Nemaha 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 2 appliance repair schools with a 100-mile radius of Peru, both of them 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 Southeast Community College Area as the lowest, reported at only $5,555/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Peru|
|Council Bluffs||IA||59,918||3||15.2545||57||53.4 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||69.1 miles|