Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has two plumbing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County, the highest ranked school in this group with a plumbing program, has a total student population of 1,484. It is the 928th highest ranked school in the USA and the 46th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Plumbing students from Columbus schools who go on to become plumbers, journeyman plumbers, plumber gasfitters, residental plumbers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary.
Of the 2 plumbing schools with a 100-mile radius of Columbus, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Miami Valley Career Technology Center comes out as the most expensive ($12,000/yr) for plumbing students, with Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County as the lowest, reported at only $8,540/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|