Pittsburg has a total population of 19,243 and a student population of 7,277. Of these students, 7,277 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Of the 1 electrical engineering schools in Pittsburg, the largest electrical engineering school, by student population, is Pittsburg State University. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Pittsburg State University with credentials in electrical engineering.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering in Pittsburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Pittsburg's electrical engineering schools was $14,862 per year for instate students and $23,386 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for electrical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,744 per year, on average, for room and board at Pittsburg-based electrical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,102.
After graduating with your credentials in electrical engineering, if you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Pittsburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 electrical engineers in Kansas were working in the greater Pittsburg area. Pittsburg's electrical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. 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 Pittsburg is $55,340 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for electrical engineers.