Mesquite has a total population of 124,523 and a student population of 12,079. Of these students, 11,944 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
The largest electrical engineering school in Mesquite, by student population, is Eastfield College. Approximately 85 students graduated in 2010 from Eastfield College with credentials in electrical engineering.
In 2010, 85 students graduated with an electrical engineering certificate in Mesquite. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,230 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mesquite, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 15,670 electrical engineers in Texas. Of these electrical engineers, 3,930 were working in the greater Mesquite area. The government projects that the number of electrical engineers in Mesquite will 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 Mesquite is $56,150 per year, which is lower than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.