Dunwoody, GA has nineteen automotive and mechanics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive and mechanics program, has a total student population of 20,291. It is the 66th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Dunwoody 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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 2,620 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $47,910. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $38,300/yr and there are 10,420 employed.
Dunwoody lies in DeKalb county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 5 out of every 1000 jobs in Dunwoody are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 1/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
Of the 19 automotive and mechanics schools with a 100-mile radius of Dunwoody, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Atlanta comes out as the most expensive ($41,647/yr) for automotive and mechanics students, with Northeast Alabama Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,367/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dunwoody|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||6.0 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||20.6 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||53.7 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||71.6 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||79.8 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||99.7 miles|