Palatine has a total population of 65,479 and a student population of 15,711. Of these students, 15,711 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Harper College is the largest engineering school in Palatine, based on student population. In 2010, Harper College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an engineering degree in Palatine. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Palatine, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,610.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies every year.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Palatine, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 8,230 engineers in Illinois, 5,400 were working in the greater Palatine area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 1% in Palatine. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Palatine, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,890 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.