Modesto has a general population of 188,856 and an overall student population of 18,885. Approximately 18,410 of Modesto's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Modesto's largest engineering school is Modesto Junior College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Modesto Junior College with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Modesto's engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Modesto was $670 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Modesto, your job prospects are not very good. There were 20,500 engineers working in California and 170 working in the greater Modesto area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in Modesto will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Modesto is $70,220 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.