Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has two computer repair schools within its city limits. FastTrain of Jacksonville, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer repair program, has a total student population of 159. It is the 2498th highest ranked school in the USA and the 119th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Computer Repair students from Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville area alone, there are 23,620 employed installation, maintenance, and repair employees earning an average salary of $39,540. Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers in this area earn $37,290/yr and there are 760 employed.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Jacksonville are held by computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers, and 41/1000 are held by installation, maintenance, and repair employees.
Of the 2 computer repair schools in Jacksonville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, FastTrain of Jacksonville comes out as the most expensive ($25,302/yr) for computer repair students, with Florida Community College at Jacksonville as the lowest, reported at only $6,668/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|