Jefferson City, MO (population: 41,319) has one automotive and mechanics school within its city limits. Nichols Career Center has a total student population of 78. It is the 675th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Jefferson City 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 Jefferson City area alone, there are 90 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $32,550. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $34,450/yr and there are 610 employed.
Jefferson City lies in Cole county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Jefferson City area has 80,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $17.71/hr average worker wage, and a $36,830 average annual salary. Thus, about 7.546 out of every 1000 jobs in Jefferson City are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 1.051/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nichols Career Center ends up costing a student $16,536/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jefferson City|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||86.5 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||91.5 miles|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||95.6 miles|