Austin, TX (population: 792,778) has one computer repair school within its city limits. Southwest Institute of Technology has a total student population of 21. It is the 4035th highest ranked school in the USA and the 217th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Computer Repair students from Austin 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 Austin-Round Rock area alone, there are 26,840 employed installation, maintenance, and repair employees earning an average salary of $39,040. Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers in this area earn $32,450/yr and there are 1,160 employed.
Austin lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.505 out of every 1000 jobs in Austin are held by computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers, and 34.889/1000 are held by installation, maintenance, and repair employees.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southwest Institute of Technology ends up costing a student $42,750/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Austin|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||14.6 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||74.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||88.2 miles|