Martinsville has a total population of 15,416 and a student population of 3,501. Of these students, 3,501 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Martinsville's largest engineering school is Patrick Henry Community College. In 2010, Patrick Henry Community College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Martinsville's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,669 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $972 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Martinsville.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Martinsville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 7,760 engineers working in Virginia and 120 working in the greater Martinsville area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in Martinsville will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Martinsville, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,460 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.