Butte has a total population of 33,892 and a student population of 2,741. Of these students, 507 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
The largest civil engineering school in Butte, by student population, is Montana Tech-College of Technology. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Civil Engineering program at Montana Tech-College of Technology.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering in Butte in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Butte's civil engineering schools was $13,907 per year for instate students and $18,873 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for civil engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Butte-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $6,602 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a civil engineer in Butte, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 990 civil engineers in Montana, 550 were working in the greater Butte area. By the year 2018, the number of civil engineers is expected to increase by 15% in Butte. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a civil engineer in Butte is $63,380 per year, which is higher than the average for civil engineers state-wide.