Bellingham, WA (population: 82,173) has one appliance repair school within its city limits. Bellingham Technical College has a total student population of 2,864. It is the 3340th highest ranked school in the USA and the 59th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Appliance Repair students from Bellingham 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.
Bellingham lies in Whatcom county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Bellingham area has 76,800 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.5% unemployment rate, $19.17/hr average worker wage, and a $39,870 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bellingham Technical College ends up costing a student $8,289/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bellingham|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||99.1 miles|