Laurinburg, NC has thirty-three electrician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the highest ranked school in this group with an electrician program, has a total student population of 24,701. It is the 241st highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Electrician students from Laurinburg 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 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 380 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $24,120. Electricians in this area earn $37,090/yr and there are 1,390 employed.
Laurinburg lies in Scotland county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 298,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $15.90/hr average worker wage, and a $33,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.671 out of every 1000 jobs in Laurinburg are held by electricians, and 1.288/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
Of the 33 electrician schools with a 100-mile radius of Laurinburg, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute–High Point comes out as the most expensive ($22,968/yr) for electrician students, with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College as the lowest, reported at only $76/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Laurinburg|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||82.0 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||83.4 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||88.8 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||89.7 miles|