Florida contains eight schools that offer gunsmithing programs. Brevard Community College, the highest-ranking gunsmithing school in FL, has a total student population of 17,853 and is the 3435th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 gunsmithing schools in Florida, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mid Florida Tech comes out as the most expensive ($26,229/yr), with Palm Beach Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,490/yr.
Gunsmithing students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 9,390 employed machinists earning an average yearly salary of $36,060. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this state earn $32,020/yr and there are 72,930 employed.
Also, within the gunsmithing schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from gunsmithing, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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