Garland, TX (population: 220,597) has one automotive school within its city limits. ATI Career Training Center has a total student population of 284. It is the 3221st highest ranked school in the USA and the 153rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Automotive students from Garland 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 Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are 240 employed electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles earning an average salary of $33,990. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $38,170/yr and there are 7,530 employed.
Garland lies in Dallas county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.676 out of every 1000 jobs in Garland are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 0.115/1000 are held by electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ATI Career Training Center ends up costing a student $26,640/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Garland|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||27.3 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||28.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||34.4 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||42.1 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||42.7 miles|