Bethlehem has a general population of 71,329 and an overall student population of 20,642. Approximately 11,196 of Bethlehem's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Northampton County Area Community College is the largest electrical engineering school in Bethlehem, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at Northampton County Area Community College.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree in Bethlehem. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,464 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bethlehem electrical engineering schools was an average of $21,824 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for electrical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,862 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethlehem-based electrical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,602.
If you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Bethlehem, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 electrical engineers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Bethlehem area. By the year 2018, the number of electrical engineers is expected to decrease by -7% in Bethlehem. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Bethlehem is $62,530 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for electrical engineers.