Chester has a total population of 17,890 and a student population of 9,692. Of these students, 9,692 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Chester, the largest engineering school, by student population, is John Tyler Community College. In 2010, John Tyler Community College graduated approximately 0 students from its engineering program.
In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Chester was $2,831 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for engineering related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Chester, your job prospects are good. There were 10,470 engineers working in Virginia and 1,340 working in the greater Chester area in 2010. Chester's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Chester is $73,410 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.