Metairie, LA (population: 141,919) has one electrician school within its city limits. Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus has a total student population of 1,677. It is the 5624th highest ranked school in the USA and the 122nd highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Electrician students from Metairie 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner area alone, there are 460 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $27,760. Electricians in this area earn $45,160/yr and there are 3,400 employed.
Metairie lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner area has 509,460 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.85/hr average worker wage, and a $39,210 average annual salary. Thus, about 6.670 out of every 1000 jobs in Metairie are held by electricians, and 0.911/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus ends up costing a student $8,507/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Metairie|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||15.7 miles|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||64.8 miles|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||65.0 miles|