Iowa City, IA (population: 69,842) has six electrician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Hamilton Technical College, the highest ranked school in this group with an electrician program, has a total student population of 233. It is the 3441st highest ranked school in the USA and the 58th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Electrician students from Iowa City 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.
Iowa City lies in Johnson county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Iowa City area has 83,280 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,390 average annual salary.
Of the 6 electrician schools with a 100-mile radius of Iowa City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hamilton Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($12,352/yr) for electrician students, with Southeastern Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,121/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Iowa City|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||22.5 miles|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||50.8 miles|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||61.1 miles|
|Cedar Falls||IA||-||3||27.7287||174||75.7 miles|