Pennsylvania contains four schools that offer home inspection programs. Altoona Area Vocational Technical School, the highest-ranking home inspection school in PA, has a total student population of 241 and is the 1231st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 home inspection schools in Pennsylvania, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Altoona Area Vocational Technical School comes out as the most expensive ($10,440/yr), with Pennsylvania Highlands Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,390/yr.
Home Inspection students from Pennsylvania schools who go on to become home inspectors, real estate inspectors, housing quality standard inspectors, housing inspectors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 90,730 people working as construction and building inspectors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,550. Also, Fire inspectors and investigators make on average $56,310 per year and there are about 12,180 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Pennsylvania alone, there are 340 employed fire inspectors and investigators earning an average yearly salary of $44,500. Construction and building inspectors in this state earn $46,260/yr and there are 5,080 employed.
Also, within the home inspection schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from home inspection, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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