Boston, MA (population: 610,407) has one automotive and mechanics school within its city limits. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology has a total student population of 594. It is the 5281st highest ranked school in the USA and the 146th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Boston 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 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area alone, there are 1,740 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $42,440. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $46,170/yr and there are 5,760 employed.
Boston lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area has 1,685,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $28.04/hr average worker wage, and a $58,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.414 out of every 1000 jobs in Boston are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 1.032/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology ends up costing a student $10,773/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Boston|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||7.8 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||25.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||30.1 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||41.2 miles|