Arlington, TX (population: 385,024) has one computer repair school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Collin County Community College District has a total student population of 24,872. It is the 5394th highest ranked school in the USA and the 308th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Computer Repair students from Arlington 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 Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 39,160 employed installation, maintenance, and repair employees earning an average salary of $40,350. Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers in this area earn $28,550/yr and there are 1,140 employed.
Arlington lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.336 out of every 1000 jobs in Arlington are held by computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers, and 45.723/1000 are held by installation, maintenance, and repair employees.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Collin County Community College District ends up costing a student $4,802/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Arlington|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||6.4 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||11.4 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||12.9 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||12.9 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||23.6 miles|