Fairfield University is the largest computer engineering school in Fairfield, based on student population. In 2010, Fairfield University graduated approximately 20 students from its computer engineering program.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in computer engineering from computer engineering schools in Fairfield in 2010. If you decide to attend a computer engineering school in Fairfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $37,490.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for computer engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board at Fairfield-based computer engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,790.
Many computer engineering graduates choose to work as computer engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fairfield, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 410 computer engineers in Connecticut. Of these computer engineers, 70 were working in the greater Fairfield area. The government projects that the number of computer engineers in Fairfield will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer engineer in Fairfield is $88,490 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for computer engineers.