Ironwood has a general population of 6,293 and an overall student population of 1,162. Approximately 1,162 of Ironwood's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Gogebic Community College is the largest engineering school in Ironwood, based on student population. In 2010, Gogebic Community College graduated approximately 1 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with an engineering degree in Ironwood. If you decide to attend one of Ironwood's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,413 per year in instate tuition and $10,219 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ironwood-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $3,790 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,623.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Ironwood, your job prospects are not very good. There were 24,230 engineers working in Michigan and 310 working in the greater Ironwood area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 5% in Ironwood. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Ironwood is $60,990 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.