Durham, NC (population: 235,337) has one electrician school within its city limits. Durham Technical Community College has a total student population of 5,578. It is the 5733rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 145th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Electrician students from Durham 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 Durham area alone, there are 420 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $26,660. Electricians in this area earn $39,420/yr and there are 910 employed.
Durham lies in Durham county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Durham area has 275,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $24.27/hr average worker wage, and a $50,480 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.293 out of every 1000 jobs in Durham are held by electricians, and 1.534/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Durham Technical Community College ends up costing a student $2,610/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Durham|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||8.1 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||61.0 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||61.6 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||75.1 miles|