Chula Vista, CA (population: 226,606) has four jewelry repair schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Bethesda Christian University, the highest ranked school in this group with a jewelry repair program, has a total student population of 295. It is the 741st highest ranked school in the USA and the 47th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Jewelry Repair students from Chula Vista schools who go on to become jewelry repairers, jewelers, jewelry designers, jewelry makers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 23,410 people working as jewelers and precious stone and metal workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,620.
Chula Vista lies in San Diego county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos area has 1,279,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,860 average annual salary.
Of the 4 jewelry repair schools with a 100-mile radius of Chula Vista, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bethesda Christian University comes out as the most expensive ($17,071/yr) for jewelry repair students, with Santa Ana College as the lowest, reported at only $5,073/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Chula Vista|
|San Diego||CA||1,309,749||32||21.506||824||13.7 miles|
|San Marcos||CA||82,614||4||36.7693||363||36.1 miles|
|Laguna Niguel||CA||65,471||0||-||0||73.1 miles|
|Lake Elsinore||CA||56,703||0||-||0||73.7 miles|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||76.3 miles|
|Laguna Beach||CA||-||1||20.4608||2||76.4 miles|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||76.4 miles|
|Newport Beach||CA||80,777||1||0.80626||0||83.1 miles|
|Palm Desert||CA||52,240||2||19.2411||98||85.1 miles|
|El Centro||CA||41,304||1||33.1701||10||86.8 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||87.8 miles|
|Cathedral City||CA||53,114||0||-||0||89.5 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||91.4 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||95.7 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||96.8 miles|