New Castle, DE has thirty-nine automotive and mechanics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Johns Hopkins University, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive and mechanics program, has a total student population of 20,383. It is the 19th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Maryland.
Automotive and Mechanics students from New Castle schools who go on to become automotive mechanics, automotive engineers, automotive technicians, mechanics, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 606,990 people working as automotive service technicians and mechanics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,880. Also, Automotive body and related repairers make on average $41,020 per year and there are about 133,290 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 270 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $41,310. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $41,280/yr and there are 1,540 employed.
New Castle lies in New Castle county, which is one of the 3 counties in Delaware. Overall, the Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area has 328,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $49,230 average annual salary. Thus, about 5 out of every 1000 jobs in New Castle are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 1/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
Of the 39 automotive and mechanics schools with a 100-mile radius of New Castle, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc comes out as the most expensive ($61,968/yr) for automotive and mechanics students, with Camden County College as the lowest, reported at only $3,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Castle|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||20.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||21.7 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||28.0 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||34.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||40.5 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||40.9 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||41.0 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||47.0 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||60.7 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||60.7 miles|