Avon Park has a general population of 8,542 and an overall student population of 2,902. Approximately 2,902 of Avon Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Avon Park's largest electrical engineering school is South Florida Community College. In 2010, South Florida Community College graduated approximately 8 students from its electrical engineering program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree in Avon Park. Tuition in 2009 at Avon Park's electrical engineering schools was $9,489 per year for instate students and $16,589 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $947 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Avon Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,480 per year, on average, for room and board at Avon Park-based electrical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,384.
If you plan on staying in Avon Park after graduating from electrical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for electrical engineers in Avon Park, which is the most popular electrical engineering profession, are not very good. There were 7,600 electrical engineers working in Florida and 60 working in the greater Avon Park area in 2010. Avon Park's electrical engineer workforce is projected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
As an electrical engineer in Avon Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $84,090 per year. This is higher than the average salary for electrical engineers in the state.