If you are interested in pursuing electrical engineering, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 electrical engineering schools in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Scranton has a total population of 76,415 and a student population of 13,032. Of these students, 1,905 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
The largest electrical engineering school in Scranton, by student population, is Johnson College. In 2010, Johnson College graduated approximately 16 students with credentials in electrical engineering.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree from one of Scranton's electrical engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at electrical engineering schools in Scranton was $13,232 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Scranton-based electrical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $5,306 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,547.
If you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Scranton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,550 electrical engineers in Pennsylvania. Of these electrical engineers, 290 were working in the greater Scranton area. By the year 2018, the number of electrical engineers is expected to decrease by -7% in Scranton. 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 Scranton is $62,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for electrical engineers.