Plano, TX (population: 282,016) has one appliance repair school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Lincoln College of Technology has a total student population of 2,018. It is the 4261st highest ranked school in the USA and the 224th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Appliance Repair students from Plano 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 Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are 6,590 employed firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers earning an average salary of $58,060. Home appliance repairers in this area earn $*/yr and there are 670 employed.
Plano lies in Dallas county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.325 out of every 1000 jobs in Plano are held by home appliance repairers, and 3.220/1000 are held by firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln College of Technology ends up costing a student $25,882/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Plano|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||19.8 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||29.4 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||30.3 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||40.0 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||40.1 miles|