Savannah, GA (population: 133,244) has twenty-four locksmith schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Virginia Commonwealth University, the highest ranked school in this group with a locksmith program, has a total student population of 32,172. It is the 222nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University).
Locksmith students from Savannah schools who go on to become locksmiths, certified master locksmiths, road service locksmiths, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 16,910 people working as locksmiths and safe repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,550.
Savannah lies in Chatham county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Savannah area has 150,120 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,930 average annual salary.
Of the 24 locksmith schools with a 500-mile radius of Savannah, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach comes out as the most expensive ($32,229/yr) for locksmith students, with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,438/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Savannah|
|North Charleston||SC||99,930||3||24.6487||24||88.5 miles|
|Mount Pleasant||SC||67,849||4||14.9584||103||92.5 miles|