New Castle, DE has eight computer repair schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Pennco Tech, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer repair program, has a total student population of 660. It is the 908th highest ranked school in the USA and the 76th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Computer Repair students from New Castle 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 Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 12,980 employed installation, maintenance, and repair employees earning an average salary of $46,750. Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers in this area earn $34,020/yr and there are 120 employed.
New Castle lies in New Castle county, which is one of the 3 counties in Delaware. Overall, the Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area has 328,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $49,230 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in New Castle are held by computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers, and 40/1000 are held by installation, maintenance, and repair employees.
Of the 8 computer repair schools with a 100-mile radius of New Castle, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($40,815/yr) for computer repair students, with Prince George's Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,203/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Castle|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||20.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||21.7 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||28.0 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||34.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||40.5 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||40.9 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||41.0 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||47.0 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||60.7 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||60.7 miles|