Middlebury, VT has seventeen 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 Middlebury 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 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 400 employed firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers earning an average salary of $58,670. Home appliance repairers in this area earn $26,790/yr and there are ** employed.
Middlebury lies in Addison county, which is one of the 8 counties in Vermont. Overall, the Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area has 105,260 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $19.06/hr average worker wage, and a $39,650 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Middlebury are held by home appliance repairers, and 3.755/1000 are held by firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
Of the 17 appliance repair schools with a 500-mile radius of Middlebury, 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 Middlebury|
|Essex Junction||VT||-||1||2.61518||0||33.0 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||72.3 miles|