Johnstown has a general population of 8,511 and an overall student population of 2,732. Approximately 2,732 of Johnstown's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Johnstown's largest electrical engineering school is Fulton-Montgomery Community College. In 2010, Fulton-Montgomery Community College graduated approximately 5 students from its electrical engineering program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree from one of Johnstown's electrical engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Johnstown's electrical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,738 per year in instate tuition and $17,932 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,500 per year, on average, for room and board at Johnstown-based electrical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,238.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Johnstown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 7,960 electrical engineers in New York, 80 were working in the greater Johnstown area. The number of electrical engineers in Johnstown is expected to decrease by -11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
As an electrical engineer in Johnstown, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,000 per year. This is lower than the average salary for electrical engineers in the state.