Hillsboro has a general population of 1,675 and an overall student population of 5,788. Approximately 5,788 of Hillsboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Hillsboro's largest electrical engineering school is Jefferson College. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at Jefferson College.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree in Hillsboro. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,753 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hillsboro electrical engineering schools was an average of $13,761 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,960 per year, on average, for room and board at Hillsboro-based electrical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,090.
If you plan on staying in Hillsboro after graduating from electrical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for electrical engineers in Hillsboro, which is the most popular electrical engineering profession, are not very good. There were 2,450 electrical engineers working in Missouri and 2,210 working in the greater Hillsboro area in 2010. The number of electrical engineers in Hillsboro is expected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
As an electrical engineer in Hillsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $86,770 per year. This is higher than the average salary for electrical engineers in the state.