Jersey City has a total population of 240,055 and a student population of 21,515. Of these students, 8,682 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
The largest electrical engineering school in Jersey City, by student population, is Hudson County Community College. In 2010, Hudson County Community College graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in electrical engineering.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree in Jersey City. In 2009 tuition at electrical engineering schools in Jersey City was $3,893 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Jersey City.
After graduating with your credentials in electrical engineering, if you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Jersey City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,250 electrical engineers in New Jersey, 3,650 were working in the greater Jersey City area. The government projects that the number of electrical engineers in Jersey City will decrease by -8% by the year 2018. 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 Jersey City is $88,670 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for electrical engineers.