Binghamton, NY (population: 44,197) has twelve automotive schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Johnson College, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive program, has a total student population of 411. It is the 302nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 27th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Automotive students from Binghamton 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.
Binghamton lies in Broome county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Binghamton area has 110,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4.3% unemployment rate, $19.08/hr average worker wage, and a $39,680 average annual salary.
Of the 12 automotive schools with a 100-mile radius of Binghamton, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johnson College comes out as the most expensive ($18,990/yr) for automotive students, with Corning Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,620/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Binghamton|
|Wilkes Barre||PA||-||4||40.1855||76||59.1 miles|
|Painted Post||NY||-||1||33.1704||2||60.9 miles|
|East Stroudsburg||PA||-||1||60.9016||70||85.0 miles|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||96.9 miles|