Poplarville, MS has one automotive school within its city limits. Pearl River Community College has a total student population of 5,519. It is the 1741st highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology).
Automotive students from Poplarville 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.
Poplarville lies in Pearl River county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area has 129,220 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.0% unemployment rate, $15.08/hr average worker wage, and a $31,360 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pearl River Community College ends up costing a student $1,515/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Poplarville|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||58.3 miles|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||98.7 miles|