Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has four automotive and mechanics schools within its city limits. Nashville Auto Diesel College Inc, the highest ranked school in the city with an automotive and mechanics program, has a total student population of 2,537. It is the 1745th highest ranked school in the USA and the 33rd highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Nashville 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 810 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $47,990. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $36,930/yr and there are 3,600 employed.
Nashville lies in Davidson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.005 out of every 1000 jobs in Nashville are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 1.131/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
Of the 4 automotive and mechanics schools in Nashville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nashville Auto Diesel College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($35,112/yr) for automotive and mechanics students, with Nashville State Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,750/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Nashville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||58.5 miles|