Florence, KY has twelve automotive schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Pickaway Ross Joint Vocational School District, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive program, has a total student population of 405. It is the 1367th highest ranked school in the USA and the 76th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Automotive students from Florence 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 Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area alone, there are 70 employed electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles earning an average salary of $31,370. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $38,500/yr and there are 3,880 employed.
Florence lies in Boone county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area has 994,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.35/hr average worker wage, and a $42,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.905 out of every 1000 jobs in Florence are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 0.073/1000 are held by electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pickaway Ross Joint Vocational School District comes out as the most expensive ($/yr) for automotive students, with Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana as the lowest, reported at only $11,072/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Florence|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||3.0 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||42.1 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||68.4 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||81.4 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||91.2 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||92.6 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||95.6 miles|