Dickson has a general population of 12,244 and an overall student population of 650. Approximately 650 of Dickson's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Dickson's largest engineering school is Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson. In 2010, Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in engineering.
If you plan on staying in Dickson after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Dickson, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. There were 3,180 engineers working in Tennessee and 800 working in the greater Dickson area in 2010. Dickson's engineer workforce is projected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Dickson, you can expect to make an average salary of $86,820 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.