Lees Summit, MO has eleven mechanics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Grand River Technical School, the highest ranked school in this group with a mechanics program, has a total student population of 102. It is the 750th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Mechanics students from Lees Summit 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.
Of the 11 mechanics schools with a 100-mile radius of Lees Summit, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saline County Career Center comes out as the most expensive ($17,820/yr) for mechanics students, with State Fair Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,029/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lees Summit|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||9.4 miles|
|Kansas City||MO||454,520||32||15.0915||547||16.7 miles|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||17.6 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||62.9 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||76.5 miles|