Carson City has a total population of 52,457 and a student population of 5,355. Of these students, 5,229 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Carson City, by student population, is Western Nevada College. In 2010, Western Nevada College graduated approximately 4 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an engineering degree in Carson City. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Carson City, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,010.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,310 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Carson City.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Carson City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,230 engineers in Nevada, 240 were working in the greater Carson City area. Carson City's engineer workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Carson City, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,120 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.