Anderson, IN (population: 57,207) has seventeen automotive and mechanics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Butler Tech-D Russel Lee Career Center, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive and mechanics program, has a total student population of 403. It is the 872nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 42nd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Anderson 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 Anderson area alone, there are 40 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $34,910. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $31,470/yr and there are 160 employed.
Anderson lies in Madison county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Anderson area has 38,030 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.0% unemployment rate, $16.39/hr average worker wage, and a $34,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.191 out of every 1000 jobs in Anderson are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 1.133/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
Of the 17 automotive and mechanics schools with a 100-mile radius of Anderson, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development comes out as the most expensive ($41,304/yr) for automotive and mechanics students, with Sinclair Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,687/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Anderson|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||63.1 miles|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||68.4 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||73.7 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||94.2 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||97.6 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||98.2 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||99.5 miles|