Schenectady has a total population of 61,821 and a student population of 7,941. Of these students, 5,191 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
The largest electrical engineering school in Schenectady, by student population, is Schenectady County Community College. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Schenectady County Community College with credentials in electrical engineering.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree in Schenectady. If you decide to attend a electrical engineering school in Schenectady, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,402.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Schenectady, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 9,650 electrical engineers in New York, 550 were working in the greater Schenectady area. By the year 2018, the number of electrical engineers is expected to decrease by -8% in Schenectady. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
As an electrical engineer in Schenectady, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,420 per year. This is lower than the average salary for electrical engineers in the state.