Santa Fe, NM (population: 74,019) 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 Santa Fe 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.
Santa Fe lies in Santa Fe county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Santa Fe area has 63,510 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $20.20/hr average worker wage, and a $42,010 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Central New Mexico Community College ends up costing a student $10,387/yr.