Kettering, OH (population: 52,835) has two appliance repair schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Northwestern Ohio, the highest ranked school in this group with an appliance repair program, has a total student population of 3,883. It is the 3243rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 178th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Appliance Repair students from Kettering 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 Dayton area alone, there are 1,150 employed firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers earning an average salary of $62,480. Home appliance repairers in this area earn $38,090/yr and there are 110 employed.
Kettering lies in Greene county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Dayton area has 372,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.07/hr average worker wage, and a $41,750 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.284 out of every 1000 jobs in Kettering are held by home appliance repairers, and 3.085/1000 are held by firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
Of the 2 appliance repair schools with a 100-mile radius of Kettering, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Northwestern Ohio comes out as the most expensive ($20,596/yr) for appliance repair students, with Columbus State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,330/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kettering|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||15.8 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||36.3 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||36.5 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||52.0 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||71.8 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||92.3 miles|