Ponca City, OK has one automotive and mechanics school within its city limits. Pioneer Technology Center has a total student population of 491. It is the 1531st highest ranked school in the USA and the 28th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Ponca 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 Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 170 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $28,050. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $31,580/yr and there are 560 employed.
Ponca City lies in Kay county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area has 122,310 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $15.68/hr average worker wage, and a $32,610 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.571 out of every 1000 jobs in Ponca City are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 1.360/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pioneer Technology Center ends up costing a student $11,580/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ponca City|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||24.7 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||77.8 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||87.7 miles|
|Oklahoma City||OK||564,147||19||18.6276||473||88.8 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||94.7 miles|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||95.5 miles|