Lafayette, LA (population: 113,767) has one electrician school within its city limits. Louisiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus has a total student population of 1,320. It is the 4629th highest ranked school in the USA and the 100th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Electrician students from Lafayette 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 Lafayette area alone, there are 190 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $22,600. Electricians in this area earn $38,600/yr and there are 700 employed.
Lafayette lies in Lafayette county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the Lafayette area has 146,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $17.45/hr average worker wage, and a $36,300 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.810 out of every 1000 jobs in Lafayette are held by electricians, and 1.279/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Louisiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus ends up costing a student $6,703/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lafayette|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||56.0 miles|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||61.1 miles|
|Lake Charles||LA||71,903||5||21.6002||139||69.9 miles|