Albuquerque, NM (population: 535,923) has one computer repair school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. New Mexico State University-Grants has a total student population of 1,478. It is the 5609th highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
Computer Repair students from Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque area alone, there are 14,380 employed installation, maintenance, and repair employees earning an average salary of $38,780. Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers in this area earn $36,650/yr and there are 390 employed.
Albuquerque lies in Bernalillo county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Albuquerque area has 381,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $19.31/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.011 out of every 1000 jobs in Albuquerque are held by computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers, and 37.653/1000 are held by installation, maintenance, and repair employees.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New Mexico State University-Grants ends up costing a student $4,180/yr.