Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has one mechanics school within its city limits. Florida Community College at Jacksonville has a total student population of 28,877. It is the 4235th highest ranked school in the USA and the 231st highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Mechanics students from Jacksonville 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. In fact, in the Jacksonville area alone, there are ** employed radio mechanics earning an average salary of $49,900. Mechanical drafters in this area earn $45,850/yr and there are 190 employed.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Jacksonville are held by mechanical drafters, and **/1000 are held by radio mechanics.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Florida Community College at Jacksonville ends up costing a student $6,668/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|