Idaho contains nine schools that offer gunsmithing programs. Renton Technical College, the highest-ranking gunsmithing school in ID, has a total student population of 4,346 and is the 3607th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 gunsmithing schools in Idaho, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College comes out as the most expensive ($12,888/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Gunsmithing students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 1,370 employed machinists earning an average yearly salary of $36,340. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this state earn $31,670/yr and there are 5,510 employed.
Also, within the gunsmithing schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from gunsmithing, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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