Troy has a total population of 49,170 and a student population of 21,055. Of these students, 13,320 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Troy's largest electrical engineering school is Hudson Valley Community College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at Hudson Valley Community College.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering from electrical engineering schools in Troy in 2010. In 2009 tuition at electrical engineering schools in Troy was $3,844 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Troy.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Troy, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 9,650 electrical engineers in New York, 550 were working in the greater Troy area. The government projects that the number of electrical engineers in Troy will decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
As an electrical engineer in Troy, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,420 per year. This is lower than the average salary for electrical engineers in the state.