Lake Worth has a general population of 35,133 and an overall student population of 29,308. Approximately 28,017 of Lake Worth's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Palm Beach State College is the largest electrical engineering school in Lake Worth, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at Palm Beach State College.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree in Lake Worth. In 2009 tuition at electrical engineering schools in Lake Worth was $1,990 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,750 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Lake Worth after graduating from electrical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for electrical engineers in Lake Worth, which is the most popular electrical engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,600 electrical engineers in Florida. Of these electrical engineers, 410 were working in the greater Lake Worth area. The number of electrical engineers in Lake Worth is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Lake Worth is $79,680 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for electrical engineers.