Redding, CA (population: 91,776) has one mechanics school within its city limits. Shasta College has a total student population of 10,578. It is the 4371st highest ranked school in the USA and the 402nd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Mechanics students from Redding schools who go on to become mechanics, aviation mechanics, mechanical engineers, auto mechanics, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 71,890 people working as mechanical drafters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,790. Also, Radio mechanics make on average $42,250 per year and there are about 5,690 of them employed in the US today.
Redding lies in Shasta county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Redding area has 61,480 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,570 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Shasta College ends up costing a student $5,404/yr.