Alabama contains four schools that offer gunsmithing programs. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, the highest-ranking gunsmithing school in AL, has a total student population of 6,311 and is the 3055th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 gunsmithing schools in Alabama, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville comes out as the most expensive ($7,211/yr), with Central Alabama Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,098/yr.
Gunsmithing students from Alabama schools who go on to become gunsmithers, gunsmiths, research and development machinists, machinists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,268,930 people working as maintenance and repair workers, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,520. Also, Machinists make on average $38,940 per year and there are about 380,720 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 6,520 employed machinists earning an average yearly salary of $35,880. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this state earn $34,600/yr and there are 16,540 employed.
Also, within the gunsmithing schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from gunsmithing, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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