Dallas, TX (population: 1,304,930) has two automotive and mechanics schools within its city limits. ATI Technical Training Center, the highest ranked school in the city with an automotive and mechanics program, has a total student population of 1,005. It is the 1866th highest ranked school in the USA and the 84th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Dallas 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 Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are 2,040 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $39,480. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $38,170/yr and there are 7,530 employed.
Dallas lies in Dallas county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.676 out of every 1000 jobs in Dallas are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 0.994/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
Of the 2 automotive and mechanics schools in Dallas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Dallas comes out as the most expensive ($46,227/yr) for automotive and mechanics students, with ATI Technical Training Center as the lowest, reported at only $30,856/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dallas|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||16.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.9 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||26.6 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||32.4 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||33.3 miles|