Whittier has a general population of 83,680 and an overall student population of 24,983. Approximately 22,432 of Whittier's students are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
The largest civil engineering school in Whittier, by student population, is Rio Hondo College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Rio Hondo College with credentials in civil engineering.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a civil engineering certificate from one of Whittier's civil engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $670 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a civil engineering program in Whittier.
Many civil engineering graduates choose to work as civil engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Whittier, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 41,800 civil engineers in California. Of these civil engineers, 7,120 were working in the greater Whittier area. The government projects that the number of civil engineers in Whittier will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Whittier, you can expect to make an average salary of $89,830 per year. This is higher than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.