Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has one automotive and mechanics school within its city limits. Seattle Community College-South Campus has a total student population of 6,074. It is the 5801st highest ranked school in the USA and the 103rd highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Seattle 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 860 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $52,010. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $41,410/yr and there are 4,920 employed.
Seattle lies in King county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area has 1,404,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $25.60/hr average worker wage, and a $53,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.502 out of every 1000 jobs in Seattle are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 0.610/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle Community College-South Campus ends up costing a student $6,159/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Seattle|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||21.4 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||33.4 miles|