New Orleans, LA (population: 206,720) has one automotive school within its city limits. Delgado Community College has a total student population of 16,758. It is the 5791st highest ranked school in the USA and the 126th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Automotive students from New Orleans 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner area alone, there are ** employed electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles earning an average salary of $34,680. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $35,600/yr and there are 2,370 employed.
New Orleans lies in Orleans county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner area has 509,460 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.85/hr average worker wage, and a $39,210 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.661 out of every 1000 jobs in New Orleans are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and **/1000 are held by electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delgado Community College ends up costing a student $8,925/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Orleans|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||76.4 miles|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||80.7 miles|