Vineland, NJ (population: 59,417) has thirty-seven automotive and mechanics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Johns Hopkins University, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive and mechanics program, has a total student population of 20,383. It is the 19th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Maryland.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Vineland 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 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton area alone, there are 40 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $36,110. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $36,250/yr and there are 310 employed.
Vineland lies in Cumberland county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton area has 59,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $20.04/hr average worker wage, and a $41,680 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.119 out of every 1000 jobs in Vineland are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 0.731/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
Of the 37 automotive and mechanics schools with a 100-mile radius of Vineland, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc comes out as the most expensive ($61,968/yr) for automotive and mechanics students, with Camden County College as the lowest, reported at only $3,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Vineland|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||14.6 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||27.9 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||30.4 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||33.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||33.3 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||44.9 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||47.7 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||51.1 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||54.0 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||55.0 miles|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||55.3 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||61.4 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||73.8 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||76.8 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||77.0 miles|