Memphis, TN (population: 662,989) has two computer repair schools within its city limits. William Moore College of Technology, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer repair program, has a total student population of 179. It is the 1876th highest ranked school in the USA and the 39th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Computer Repair students from Memphis 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 Memphis-MS-AR area alone, there are 26,120 employed installation, maintenance, and repair employees earning an average salary of $42,980. Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers in this area earn $35,630/yr and there are 510 employed.
Memphis lies in Shelby county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Memphis-MS-AR area has 605,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $18.93/hr average worker wage, and a $39,380 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.845 out of every 1000 jobs in Memphis are held by computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers, and 43.128/1000 are held by installation, maintenance, and repair employees.
Of the 2 computer repair schools in Memphis, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, William Moore College of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($10,580/yr) for computer repair students, with Southwest Tennessee Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,338/yr.