Abingdon has a general population of 7,780 and an overall student population of 2,974. Approximately 2,875 of Abingdon's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
The largest electrical engineering school in Abingdon, by student population, is Virginia Highlands Community College. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Virginia Highlands Community College with credentials in electrical engineering.
If you decide to attend a electrical engineering school in Abingdon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,811.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Abingdon, your job prospects are good. There were 7,800 electrical engineers working in Virginia and 100 working in the greater Abingdon area in 2010. The number of electrical engineers in Abingdon is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Abingdon is $71,560 per year, which is higher than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.