Manchester, NH (population: 108,643) has eight computer repair schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Bay State School of Technology, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer repair program, has a total student population of 333. It is the 1453rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 66th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Computer Repair students from Manchester 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 Manchester area alone, there are 3,960 employed installation, maintenance, and repair employees earning an average salary of $44,990. Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers in this area earn $43,100/yr and there are 150 employed.
Manchester lies in Hillsborough county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Manchester area has 99,530 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $21.75/hr average worker wage, and a $45,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.550 out of every 1000 jobs in Manchester are held by computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers, and 39.830/1000 are held by installation, maintenance, and repair employees.
Of the 8 computer repair schools with a 100-mile radius of Manchester, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bay State School of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($36,450/yr) for computer repair students, with Massasoit Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,610/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Manchester|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||24.9 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||40.7 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||46.9 miles|