Butler has a total population of 15,121 and a student population of 4,341. Of these students, 4,278 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Butler, by student population, is Butler County Community College. In 2010, Butler County Community College graduated approximately 1 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Butler's engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Butler was $2,970 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Butler.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Butler, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 12,150 engineers in Pennsylvania, 3,600 were working in the greater Butler area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 7% in Butler. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Butler is $72,720 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.