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 engineering programs.
Pocatello's largest engineering school is Idaho State University. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Engineering program at Idaho State University.
In 2010, 43 students graduated with an engineering degree in Pocatello. If you decide to attend one of Pocatello's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,092 per year in instate tuition and $24,894 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for engineering related books and supplies every 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 engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. There were 800 engineers working in Idaho and 40 working in the greater Pocatello area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 26% in Pocatello. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Pocatello is $59,040 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.
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