Portage, MI (population: 46,404) has one jewelry repair school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northwest State Community College has a total student population of 3,665. It is the 5224th highest ranked school in the USA and the 273rd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Jewelry Repair students from Portage 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.
Portage lies in Kalamazoo county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Kalamazoo-Portage area has 134,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $18.50/hr average worker wage, and a $38,480 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest State Community College ends up costing a student $7,112/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Portage|
|Battle Creek||MI||51,817||3||15.2077||137||19.7 miles|
|Notre Dame||IN||-||1||49.129||10||47.9 miles|
|South Bend||IN||103,173||4||21.2634||164||50.2 miles|
|Grand Rapids||MI||193,337||12||26.8368||469||52.7 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||53.2 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||67.8 miles|
|Michigan City||IN||-||1||15.3669||17||75.3 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||81.6 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||83.5 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||95.4 miles|