Findlay, OH has twenty automotive schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive program, has a total student population of 1,484. It is the 928th highest ranked school in the USA and the 46th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Automotive students from Findlay 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.
Findlay lies in Hancock county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area has 223,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $17.10/hr average worker wage, and a $35,580 average annual salary.
Of the 20 automotive schools with a 100-mile radius of Findlay, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Northwestern Ohio comes out as the most expensive ($20,596/yr) for automotive students, with Lorain County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,528/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Findlay|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||61.3 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||77.7 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||85.6 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||86.5 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||91.1 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||92.9 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||93.4 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||93.8 miles|