Redding, CA (population: 91,776) has one electrician school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. College of the Redwoods has a total student population of 7,634. It is the 4949th highest ranked school in the USA and the 474th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Electrician students from Redding schools who go on to become electricians, electrical technologists, maintenance electricians, journeyman electricians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 579,150 people working as electricians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,850. Also, Helperselectricians make on average $27,870 per year and there are about 90,930 of them employed in the US today.
Redding lies in Shasta county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Redding area has 61,480 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,570 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of the Redwoods ends up costing a student $8,074/yr.