Fort Walton Beach, FL has one automotive technology school within its city limits. Okaloosa Applied Technology Center has a total student population of 329. It is the 4236th highest ranked school in the USA and the 232nd highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Automotive Technology students from Fort Walton Beach schools who go on to become automotive engineers, automotive technicians, mechanics, automotive specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. 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.
Fort Walton Beach lies in Okaloosa county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin area has 76,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,710 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Okaloosa Applied Technology Center ends up costing a student $10,056/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Walton Beach|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||57.8 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||75.9 miles|