Oakdale has a total population of 1,551 and a student population of 2,192. Of these students, 2,192 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Pittsburgh Technical Institute is the largest electrical engineering school in Oakdale, based on student population and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSA). In 2010, Pittsburgh Technical Institute graduated approximately 46 students with credentials in electrical engineering.
A total of 46 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering from electrical engineering schools in Oakdale in 2010. If you decide to attend a electrical engineering school in Oakdale, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $14,400.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,160 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Oakdale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,625 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $19,673.
After graduating with your credentials in electrical engineering, if you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Oakdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,700 electrical engineers in Pennsylvania, 1,470 were working in the greater Oakdale area. The number of electrical engineers in Oakdale is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. 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 Oakdale is $78,740 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for electrical engineers.