Dobson, NC has one electrician school within its city limits. Surry Community College has a total student population of 3,599. It is the 5006th highest ranked school in the USA and the 102nd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Electrician students from Dobson 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 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 450 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $23,490. Electricians in this area earn $34,040/yr and there are 650 employed.
Dobson lies in Surry county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 195,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.74/hr average worker wage, and a $32,740 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.336 out of every 1000 jobs in Dobson are held by electricians, and 2.308/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Surry Community College ends up costing a student $3,573/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dobson|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||33.6 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||49.5 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||66.1 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||99.3 miles|