Grand Prairie has a general population of 127,427 and an overall student population of 2,374. Approximately 2,018 of Grand Prairie's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Of the 1 electrical engineering schools in Grand Prairie, the largest electrical engineering school, by student population, is Lincoln College of Technology. In 2010, Lincoln College of Technology graduated approximately 27 students from its electrical engineering program.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with an electrical engineering certificate from one of Grand Prairie's electrical engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,731 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $901 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Grand Prairie.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Grand Prairie, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 15,670 electrical engineers in Texas, 3,930 were working in the greater Grand Prairie area. Grand Prairie's electrical engineer workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Grand Prairie is $56,150 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for electrical engineers.