Austin, TX (population: 792,778) has two automotive technology schools within its city limits. Capitol City Trade and Technical School, the highest ranked school in the city with an automotive technology program, has a total student population of 215. It is the 3279th highest ranked school in the USA and the 158th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Automotive Technology students from Austin 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.
Austin lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary.
Of the 2 automotive technology schools in Austin, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Capitol City Trade and Technical School comes out as the most expensive ($28,701/yr) for automotive technology students, with Austin Community College District as the lowest, reported at only $7,469/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Austin|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||14.6 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||74.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||88.2 miles|