Pocatello has a general population of 51,466 and an overall student population of 13,585. Approximately 13,493 of Pocatello's students are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Idaho State University is the largest civil engineering school in Pocatello, based on student population. In 2010, Idaho State University graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in civil engineering.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a civil engineering degree from one of Pocatello's civil engineering schools. Tuition in 2009 at Pocatello's civil engineering schools was $15,092 per year for instate students and $24,894 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for civil engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board at Pocatello-based civil engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
If you decide to work as a civil engineer in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. There were 800 civil engineers working in Idaho and 40 working in the greater Pocatello area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of civil engineers is expected to increase by 26% in Pocatello. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Pocatello, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,040 per year. This is lower than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.