Denver, CO (population: 609,651) has three automotive schools within its city limits. Emily Griffith Opportunity School, the highest ranked school in the city with an automotive program, has a total student population of 2,230. It is the 2063rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 22nd highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Automotive students from Denver 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 Denver-Aurora area alone, there are 450 employed electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles earning an average salary of $30,930. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $39,540/yr and there are 5,510 employed.
Denver lies in Denver county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Denver-Aurora area has 1,218,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,560 average annual salary. Thus, about 5 out of every 1000 jobs in Denver are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 0/1000 are held by electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Emily Griffith Opportunity School comes out as the most expensive ($/yr) for automotive students, with Westwood College-Denver North as the lowest, reported at only $18,465/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Denver|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||6.9 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||11.4 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||16.1 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||16.2 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||27.0 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||55.7 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||63.2 miles|