Charleston has a total population of 96,650 and a student population of 37,054. Of these students, 14,834 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Of the 1 electrical engineering schools in Charleston, the largest electrical engineering school, by student population, is Trident Technical College. In 2010, Trident Technical College graduated approximately 16 students from its electrical engineering program.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with an electrical engineering certificate in Charleston. If you decide to attend a electrical engineering school in Charleston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,450.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Charleston.
If you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Charleston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,540 electrical engineers in South Carolina, 450 were working in the greater Charleston area. Charleston's electrical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Charleston is $64,140 per year, which is higher than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.