Americus has a total population of 17,013 and a student population of 5,465. Of these students, 2,562 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Americus's largest electrical engineering school is South Georgia Technical College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from South Georgia Technical College with credentials in electrical engineering.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering from electrical engineering schools in Americus in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $7,375 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Americus electrical engineering schools was an average of $9,175 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $870 for electrical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Americus-based electrical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $3,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,485.
If you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Americus, your job prospects are good. There were 2,380 electrical engineers working in Georgia and 60 working in the greater Americus area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of electrical engineers is expected to increase by 13% in Americus. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Americus is $68,970 per year, which is higher than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.