Raymond has a general population of 1,664 and an overall student population of 11,752. Approximately 11,752 of Raymond's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Raymond, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Hinds Community College. In 2010, Hinds Community College graduated approximately 7 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an engineering degree in Raymond. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,428 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Raymond engineering schools was an average of $11,634 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,040 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Raymond-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $3,540 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,269.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Raymond, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,070 engineers in Mississippi, 580 were working in the greater Raymond area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Raymond will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Raymond is $67,300 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.