Fitchburg, MA has ten locksmith schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northeastern University, the highest ranked school in this group with a locksmith program, has a total student population of 27,537. It is the 56th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Locksmith students from Fitchburg 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.
Fitchburg lies in Worcester county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner area has 48,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.7% unemployment rate, $19.26/hr average worker wage, and a $40,060 average annual salary.
Of the 10 locksmith schools with a 100-mile radius of Fitchburg, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Bennet Street School comes out as the most expensive ($61,218/yr) for locksmith students, with Massasoit Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,610/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fitchburg|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||34.9 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||36.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||48.8 miles|