Virginia Beach has a general population of 425,257 and an overall student population of 20,302. Approximately 12,194 of Virginia Beach's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
ECPI College of Technology is the largest electrical engineering school in Virginia Beach, based on student population. Approximately 252 students graduated in 2010 from ECPI College of Technology with credentials in electrical engineering.
In 2010, 252 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree from one of Virginia Beach's electrical engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at electrical engineering schools in Virginia Beach was $12,175 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,376 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Virginia Beach, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,490 electrical engineers in Virginia, 1,770 were working in the greater Virginia Beach area. Virginia Beach's electrical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 6% 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 Virginia Beach is $59,350 per year, which is lower than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.