Russellville, AR has one gunsmithing school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith has a total student population of 7,335. It is the 4007th highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
Gunsmithing students from Russellville 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 Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 150 employed machinists earning an average salary of $31,800. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this area earn $29,260/yr and there are 680 employed.
Russellville lies in Pope county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area has 77,520 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $14.76/hr average worker wage, and a $30,710 average annual salary. Thus, about 8.798 out of every 1000 jobs in Russellville are held by maintenance and repair workers, general, and 1.898/1000 are held by machinists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith ends up costing a student $7,984/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Russellville|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||53.8 miles|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||58.9 miles|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||59.9 miles|
|Mountain Home||AR||-||2||22.9326||37||84.3 miles|