Austin has a general population of 656,562 and an overall student population of 105,227. Approximately 40,248 of Austin's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Austin's largest electrical engineering school is Austin Community College District. In 2010, Austin Community College District graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in electrical engineering.
A total of 25 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering from electrical engineering schools in Austin in 2010. In 2009 tuition at electrical engineering schools in Austin was $1,623 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Austin, your job prospects are not very good. There were 15,670 electrical engineers working in Texas and 2,390 working in the greater Austin area in 2010. The government projects that the number of electrical engineers in Austin will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
As an electrical engineer in Austin, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,760 per year. This is lower than the average salary for electrical engineers in the state.