Eugene, OR (population: 152,842) has one mechanics school within its city limits. Lane Community College has a total student population of 12,691. It is the 5680th highest ranked school in the USA and the 69th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College).
Mechanics students from Eugene 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.
Eugene lies in Lane county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Eugene-Springfield area has 141,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.94/hr average worker wage, and a $39,390 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lane Community College ends up costing a student $6,953/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Eugene|
|Coos Bay||OR||-||1||11.4399||59||72.8 miles|
|Oregon City||OR||-||1||13.6089||75||93.7 miles|