Hazleton has a general population of 23,329 and an overall student population of 1,320. Approximately 1,245 of Hazleton's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is the largest electrical engineering school in Hazleton, based on student population. In 2010, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton graduated approximately 4 students from its electrical engineering program.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering in Hazleton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Hazleton's electrical engineering schools was $26,304 per year for instate students and $32,322 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,360 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Hazleton. And if you live on campus at one of the Hazleton-based electrical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,790 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,142.
If you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Hazleton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 7,550 electrical engineers in Pennsylvania, 290 were working in the greater Hazleton area. By the year 2018, the number of electrical engineers is expected to decrease by -7% in Hazleton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Hazleton is $62,190 per year, which is higher than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.
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