Muncie, IN (population: 64,234) has one automotive and mechanics school within its city limits. Ivy Tech Community College-East Central has a total student population of 8,159. It is the 5774th highest ranked school in the USA and the 114th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Muncie 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 Muncie area alone, there are 40 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $36,960. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $31,670/yr and there are 210 employed.
Muncie lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Muncie area has 45,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4.7% unemployment rate, $17.66/hr average worker wage, and a $36,730 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.510 out of every 1000 jobs in Muncie are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 0.898/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ivy Tech Community College-East Central ends up costing a student $11,166/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Muncie|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||58.8 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||61.6 miles|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||81.6 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||82.1 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||84.2 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||91.8 miles|