California contains nine schools that offer gunsmithing programs. Foothill College, the highest-ranking gunsmithing school in CA, has a total student population of 18,293 and is the 3760th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 gunsmithing schools in California, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Los Angeles Trade Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($9,939/yr), with Bakersfield College as the lowest recorded at only $3,187/yr.
Gunsmithing students from California 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 California alone, there are 33,020 employed machinists earning an average yearly salary of $39,380. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this state earn $40,640/yr and there are 120,710 employed.
Also, within the gunsmithing schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from gunsmithing, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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