Florida contains 53 schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. ATI Career Training Center, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in FL, has a total student population of 468 and is the 790th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 53 automotive and mechanics schools in Florida, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, National Aviation Academy A & P School comes out as the most expensive ($31,710/yr), with Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center as the lowest recorded at only $774/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 5,770 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $39,560. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $37,290/yr and there are 37,590 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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