Robinson, IL has nineteen automotive and mechanics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Oakland City University, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive and mechanics program, has a total student population of 2,550. It is the 443rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Robinson 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 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 180 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $32,840. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $31,030/yr and there are 820 employed.
Robinson lies in Crawford county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area has 115,740 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $16.40/hr average worker wage, and a $34,100 average annual salary. Thus, about 7.119 out of every 1000 jobs in Robinson are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 1.520/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
Of the 19 automotive and mechanics schools with a 100-mile radius of Robinson, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($40,945/yr) for automotive and mechanics students, with Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College as the lowest, reported at only $1,887/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Robinson|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||37.5 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||50.8 miles|