Middletown, OH (population: 51,674) has twelve automotive schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Adult and Community Education-Hudson, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive program, has a total student population of 129. It is the 1024th highest ranked school in the USA and the 56th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Automotive students from Middletown 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.
Middletown lies in Butler county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. 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 Middletown are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 0.073/1000 are held by electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles.
Of the 12 automotive schools with a 100-mile radius of Middletown, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development comes out as the most expensive ($41,304/yr) for automotive students, with Sinclair Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,687/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Middletown|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||32.7 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||32.9 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||35.3 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||53.7 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||86.1 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||93.1 miles|