Greenville, NC (population: 85,963) has twenty-three electrician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Pamlico Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with an electrician program, has a total student population of 518. It is the 1663rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 42nd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Electrician students from Greenville 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 Greenville area alone, there are 110 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $22,380. Electricians in this area earn $36,990/yr and there are 240 employed.
Greenville lies in Pitt county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greenville area has 73,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $17.57/hr average worker wage, and a $36,550 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.294 out of every 1000 jobs in Greenville are held by electricians, and 1.437/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
Of the 23 electrician schools with a 100-mile radius of Greenville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute–Morrisville comes out as the most expensive ($22,909/yr) for electrician students, with James Sprunt Community College as the lowest, reported at only $397/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenville|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||35.1 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||38.7 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||70.8 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||96.5 miles|