Stockton, CA (population: 291,422) has one automotive school within its city limits. San Joaquin Delta College has a total student population of 20,223. It is the 4542nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 420th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Automotive students from Stockton schools who go on to become automotive technicians, automotive engineers, mechanics, automotive specialists, 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, Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles make on average $29,880 per year and there are about 17,090 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Stockton area alone, there are 80 employed electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles earning an average salary of $21,050. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $40,600/yr and there are 780 employed.
Stockton lies in San Joaquin county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Stockton area has 208,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $42,060 average annual salary. Thus, about 4 out of every 1000 jobs in Stockton are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 0/1000 are held by electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, San Joaquin Delta College ends up costing a student $6,677/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Stockton|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||40.1 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||42.8 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||43.6 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||44.7 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||46.5 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||49.3 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||55.0 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||55.0 miles|