Williamsport has a general population of 30,706 and an overall student population of 7,958. Approximately 6,409 of Williamsport's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Of the 1 electrical engineering schools in Williamsport, the largest electrical engineering school, by student population, is Pennsylvania College of Technology. In 2010, Pennsylvania College of Technology graduated approximately 17 students from its electrical engineering program.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree from one of Williamsport's electrical engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Williamsport's electrical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,505 per year in instate tuition and $27,655 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Williamsport. And if you live on campus at one of the Williamsport-based electrical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,350 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,155.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Williamsport, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,550 electrical engineers in Pennsylvania. Of these electrical engineers, 70 were working in the greater Williamsport area. The government projects that the number of electrical engineers in Williamsport will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. 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 Williamsport is $35,010 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for electrical engineers.