Nampa, ID (population: 84,582) has two electrician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Boise State University, the highest ranked school in this group with an electrician program, has a total student population of 18,933. It is the 448th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Idaho (#1 is University of Idaho).
Electrician students from Nampa 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. In fact, in the Boise City-Nampa area alone, there are ** employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $35,680. Electricians in this area earn $45,170/yr and there are 1,180 employed.
Nampa lies in Canyon county, which is one of the 33 counties in Idaho. Overall, the Boise City-Nampa area has 264,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,600 average annual salary. Thus, about 4 out of every 1000 jobs in Nampa are held by electricians, and **/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
Of the 2 electrician schools with a 100-mile radius of Nampa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Boise comes out as the most expensive ($22,237/yr) for electrician students, with Boise State University as the lowest, reported at only $11,811/yr.