Memphis, TN (population: 662,989) has one appliance repair school within its city limits. Southwest Tennessee Community College has a total student population of 13,016. It is the 4869th highest ranked school in the USA and the 132nd highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Appliance Repair students from Memphis 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 Memphis-MS-AR area alone, there are 2,270 employed firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers earning an average salary of $62,710. Home appliance repairers in this area earn $37,810/yr and there are 30 employed.
Memphis lies in Shelby county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Memphis-MS-AR area has 605,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $18.93/hr average worker wage, and a $39,380 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.052 out of every 1000 jobs in Memphis are held by home appliance repairers, and 3.753/1000 are held by firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southwest Tennessee Community College ends up costing a student $4,338/yr.