Tullahoma, TN has twenty-two automotive and mechanics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive and mechanics program, has a total student population of 372. It is the 1584th highest ranked school in the USA and the 28th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Tullahoma 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 South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 210 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $38,430. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $31,440/yr and there are 600 employed.
Tullahoma lies in Coffee county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area has 127,380 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $16.29/hr average worker wage, and a $33,890 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.693 out of every 1000 jobs in Tullahoma are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 1.643/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
Of the 22 automotive and mechanics schools with a 100-mile radius of Tullahoma, only 1 has 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 Northeast Alabama Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,367/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tullahoma|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||66.2 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||95.1 miles|