Salinas has a general population of 151,060 and an overall student population of 11,980. Approximately 10,451 of Salinas's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Hartnell College is the largest engineering school in Salinas, based on student population. In 2010, Hartnell College graduated approximately 2 students from its engineering program.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Salinas in 2010. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Salinas, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $788.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for engineering related books and supplies every year.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Salinas, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 41,800 engineers in California. Of these engineers, 190 were working in the greater Salinas area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 15% in Salinas. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Salinas is $97,220 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.