Middletown, OH (population: 51,674) has sixteen mechanics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Ohio Hi Point Joint Vocational School District, the highest ranked school in this group with a mechanics program, has a total student population of 705. It is the 868th highest ranked school in the USA and the 41st highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Mechanics students from Middletown 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 Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area alone, there are ** employed radio mechanics earning an average salary of $32,740. Mechanical drafters in this area earn $49,820/yr and there are 680 employed.
Middletown lies in Butler county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area has 994,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.35/hr average worker wage, and a $42,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.679 out of every 1000 jobs in Middletown are held by mechanical drafters, and **/1000 are held by radio mechanics.
Of the 16 mechanics schools with a 100-mile radius of Middletown, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development comes out as the most expensive ($41,304/yr) for mechanics students, with Sinclair Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,687/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Middletown|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||32.7 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||32.9 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||35.3 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||53.7 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||86.1 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||93.1 miles|