Rio Rancho, NM (population: 85,837) has one appliance repair school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Central New Mexico Community College has a total student population of 27,999. It is the 5420th highest ranked school in the USA and the 26th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
Appliance Repair students from Rio Rancho 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 Albuquerque area alone, there are 1,340 employed firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers earning an average salary of $52,710. Home appliance repairers in this area earn $25,630/yr and there are ** employed.
Rio Rancho lies in Sandoval county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Albuquerque area has 381,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $19.31/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Rio Rancho are held by home appliance repairers, and 3.518/1000 are held by firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Central New Mexico Community College ends up costing a student $10,387/yr.