Florence, KY has sixteen 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 Florence 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 Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area alone, there are 1,020 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $41,710. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $38,500/yr and there are 3,880 employed.
Florence lies in Boone county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area has 994,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.35/hr average worker wage, and a $42,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.905 out of every 1000 jobs in Florence are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 1.030/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
Of the 16 automotive and mechanics schools with a 100-mile radius of Florence, only 6 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 Florence|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||3.0 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||42.1 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||68.4 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||81.4 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||91.2 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||92.6 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||95.6 miles|