Paterson has a general population of 149,222 and an overall student population of 8,984. Approximately 8,883 of Paterson's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Of the 1 electrical engineering schools in Paterson, the largest electrical engineering school, by student population, is Passaic County Community College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Passaic County Community College with credentials in electrical engineering.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree in Paterson. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,584 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in electrical engineering, if you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Paterson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,250 electrical engineers in New Jersey. Of these electrical engineers, 3,650 were working in the greater Paterson area. The number of electrical engineers in Paterson is expected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Paterson is $88,670 per year, which is higher than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.