With an overall population of 55,469 and a student population of 14,605, approximately 14,421 of Johnson City students attend one of Johnson City's schools that offer engineering programs.
Johnson City's largest engineering school is East Tennessee State University. In 2010, East Tennessee State University graduated approximately 94 students from its engineering program.
A total of 94 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Johnson City in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Johnson City's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,391 per year in instate tuition and $31,319 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,090 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,891.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Johnson City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,960 engineers in Tennessee, 80 were working in the greater Johnson City area. The number of engineers in Johnson City is expected to decrease by -9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Johnson City is $61,210 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.