Whitewater, WI has twenty-five automotive schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. UTI of Illinois Inc, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive program, has a total student population of 2,759. It is the 2407th highest ranked school in the USA and the 88th highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University).
Automotive students from Whitewater 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.
Whitewater lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area has 159,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $17.31/hr average worker wage, and a $36,010 average annual salary.
Of the 25 automotive schools with a 100-mile radius of Whitewater, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, UTI of Illinois Inc comes out as the most expensive ($61,824/yr) for automotive students, with Gateway Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $220/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Whitewater|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||37.6 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||46.5 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||55.8 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||61.5 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||64.2 miles|
|Hanover Park||IL||-||1||22.3828||2||65.0 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||66.3 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||66.5 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||70.0 miles|