Allen, TX (population: 90,456) has sixteen automotive technology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Kiamichi Technology Center-Hugo, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive technology program, has a total student population of 144. It is the 1150th highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Automotive Technology students from Allen 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.
Allen lies in Collin 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.
Of the 16 automotive technology schools with a 100-mile radius of Allen, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ATI Technical Training Center comes out as the most expensive ($30,856/yr) for automotive technology students, with Kiamichi Technology Center-Hugo as the lowest, reported at only $3,500/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Allen|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||25.0 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||35.5 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||36.3 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||46.2 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||46.2 miles|