Hanover, IN has three gunsmithing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Sinclair Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with a gunsmithing program, has a total student population of 21,561. It is the 5335th highest ranked school in the USA and the 282nd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Gunsmithing students from Hanover 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 Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 1,330 employed machinists earning an average salary of $39,770. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this area earn $33,670/yr and there are 5,730 employed.
Hanover lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 9.647 out of every 1000 jobs in Hanover are held by maintenance and repair workers, general, and 2.236/1000 are held by machinists.
Of the 3 gunsmithing schools with a 100-mile radius of Hanover, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana comes out as the most expensive ($11,072/yr) for gunsmithing students, with Sinclair Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,687/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hanover|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||35.2 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||52.5 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||70.5 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||91.8 miles|