Fort Pierce has a total population of 37,516 and a student population of 17,136. Of these students, 17,110 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Of the 1 electrical engineering schools in Fort Pierce, the largest electrical engineering school, by student population, is Indian River State College. In 2010, approximately 40 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at Indian River State College.
A total of 40 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering from electrical engineering schools in Fort Pierce in 2010. In 2009 tuition at electrical engineering schools in Fort Pierce was $2,246 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fort Pierce, your job prospects are not very good. There were 7,600 electrical engineers working in Florida and 100 working in the greater Fort Pierce area in 2010. The number of electrical engineers in Fort Pierce is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
As an electrical engineer in Fort Pierce, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,860 per year. This is higher than the average salary for electrical engineers in the state.