Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has four electrician schools within its city limits. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, the highest ranked school in the city with an electrician program, has a total student population of 30,383. It is the 419th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Electrician students from Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 590 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $29,880. Electricians in this area earn $52,570/yr and there are 3,950 employed.
Indianapolis lies in Marion county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.538 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by electricians, and 0.681/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
Of the 4 electrician schools in Indianapolis, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, DeVry University-Indiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,604/yr) for electrician students, with Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana as the lowest, reported at only $11,072/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Indianapolis|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||60.0 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.9 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||86.8 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||98.5 miles|