Poplar Bluff has a general population of 16,651 and an overall student population of 3,597. Approximately 3,527 of Poplar Bluff's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Poplar Bluff's largest electrical engineering school is Three Rivers Community College. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at Three Rivers Community College.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering in Poplar Bluff in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,262 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Poplar Bluff electrical engineering schools was an average of $12,234 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $600 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,324 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in electrical engineering, if you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Poplar Bluff, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,450 electrical engineers in Missouri, 30 were working in the greater Poplar Bluff area. By the year 2018, the number of electrical engineers is expected to decrease by -5% in Poplar Bluff. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Poplar Bluff is $70,610 per year, which is lower than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.