Elizabethton, TN has two plumbing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Blue Ridge Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with a plumbing program, has a total student population of 2,488. It is the 5209th highest ranked school in the USA and the 109th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Plumbing students from Elizabethton schools who go on to become plumbers, journeyman plumbers, plumber gasfitters, residental plumbers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment.
Elizabethton lies in Carter county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Johnson City area has 76,070 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.5% unemployment rate, $16.58/hr average worker wage, and a $34,480 average annual salary.
Of the 2 plumbing schools with a 100-mile radius of Elizabethton, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Blue Ridge Community College comes out as the most expensive ($7,400/yr) for plumbing students, with Cleveland Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,115/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Elizabethton|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||22.9 miles|