Clarksville, TN (population: 121,429) has two automotive and mechanics schools within its city limits. North Central Institute, the highest ranked school in the city with an automotive and mechanics program, has a total student population of 88. It is the 3325th highest ranked school in the USA and the 95th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Clarksville 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 Clarksville-KY area alone, there are 130 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $41,680. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $30,600/yr and there are 590 employed.
Clarksville lies in Montgomery county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Clarksville-KY area has 77,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.2% unemployment rate, $16.55/hr average worker wage, and a $34,420 average annual salary. Thus, about 7.528 out of every 1000 jobs in Clarksville are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 1.659/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
Of the 2 automotive and mechanics schools in Clarksville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Austin Peay State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,201/yr) for automotive and mechanics students, with North Central Institute as the lowest, reported at only $1,584/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Clarksville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||57.9 miles|