Virginia Beach, VA (population: 439,564) has one automotive school within its city limits. Advanced Technology Institute has a total student population of 827. It is the 1435th highest ranked school in the USA and the 37th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University).
Automotive students from Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area alone, there are 250 employed electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles earning an average salary of $28,050. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $38,590/yr and there are 4,100 employed.
Virginia Beach lies in Virginia Beach county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.579 out of every 1000 jobs in Virginia Beach are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 0.343/1000 are held by electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Advanced Technology Institute ends up costing a student $14,342/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Virginia Beach|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||35.1 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||90.3 miles|