Dixon has a total population of 15,941 and a student population of 2,504. Of these students, 2,504 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Dixon, by student population, is Sauk Valley Community College. In 2010, Sauk Valley Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in engineering.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Dixon in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Dixon was $2,923 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,487 for engineering related books and supplies each year.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dixon, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 51 engineers in Illinois were working in the greater Dixon area. The number of engineers in Dixon is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Dixon is $67,520 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.