Colorado Springs, CO (population: 388,306) has two computer repair schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Emily Griffith Opportunity School, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer repair program, has a total student population of 2,230. It is the 2063rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 22nd highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Computer Repair students from Colorado Springs schools who go on to become computer repair technicians, computer technicians, linux technicians, mac technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 111,600 people working as computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $39,420. Also, Installation, maintenance, and repair employees make on average $42,210 per year and there are about 5,114,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado Springs area alone, there are 9,520 employed installation, maintenance, and repair employees earning an average salary of $42,660. Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers in this area earn $40,580/yr and there are 200 employed.
Colorado Springs lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Colorado Springs area has 246,560 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Colorado Springs are held by computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers, and 39/1000 are held by installation, maintenance, and repair employees.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Emily Griffith Opportunity School comes out as the most expensive ($/yr) for computer repair students, with Pickens Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $10,357/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Colorado Springs|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||36.3 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||47.3 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||49.0 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||53.4 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||70.1 miles|