Essex Junction, VT has sixteen appliance repair schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. SUNY College of Technology at Alfred, the highest ranked school in this group with an appliance repair program, has a total student population of 3,530. It is the 501st highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Appliance Repair students from Essex Junction 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 Burlington-South Burlington area alone, there are 430 employed firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers earning an average salary of $60,870. Home appliance repairers in this area earn $30,230/yr and there are ** employed.
Essex Junction lies in Chittenden county, which is one of the 8 counties in Vermont. Overall, the Burlington-South Burlington area has 111,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.4% unemployment rate, $21.36/hr average worker wage, and a $44,430 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Essex Junction are held by home appliance repairers, and 3.884/1000 are held by firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
Of the 16 appliance repair schools with a 500-mile radius of Essex Junction, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bay State School of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($36,450/yr) for appliance repair students, with West Virginia Northern Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,610/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Essex Junction|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||93.2 miles|