Miami Gardens, FL (population: 113,813) has fourteen automotive technology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. ATI Career Training Center, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive technology program, has a total student population of 468. It is the 790th highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Automotive Technology students from Miami Gardens 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.
Miami Gardens lies in Broward county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach Metropolitan area has 715,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,790 average annual salary.
Of the 14 automotive technology schools with a 100-mile radius of Miami Gardens, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ATI Career Training Center comes out as the most expensive ($31,020/yr) for automotive technology students, with Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center as the lowest, reported at only $774/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Miami Gardens|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||4.2 miles|
|North Miami Beach||FL||-||1||30.306||3||5.5 miles|
|North Miami||FL||55,954||1||20.3506||19||5.7 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||7.4 miles|
|Miami Beach||FL||84,633||4||12.1922||6||11.3 miles|
|Fort Lauderdale||FL||184,625||11||23.9607||338||15.4 miles|
|Coral Gables||FL||43,646||1||80.2467||177||16.6 miles|
|Pompano Beach||FL||101,930||4||24.0374||34||22.0 miles|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||22.8 miles|
|Coconut Creek||FL||51,117||1||19.1074||42||23.9 miles|
|Deerfield Beach||FL||75,503||1||1.86135||0||26.8 miles|
|Boca Raton||FL||86,084||4||34.4533||150||31.0 miles|
|Delray Beach||FL||64,829||0||-||0||36.6 miles|
|Boynton Beach||FL||69,913||1||0.00884495||0||42.2 miles|
|Lake Worth||FL||-||2||25.2639||114||48.3 miles|
|West Palm Beach||FL||99,706||6||33.5336||149||56.5 miles|
|Port Saint Lucie||FL||163,859||0||-||0||92.9 miles|
|Bonita Springs||FL||44,290||0||-||0||99.5 miles|