Rocky Mount, NC (population: 57,428) has one electrician school within its city limits. Nash Community College has a total student population of 3,219. It is the 5867th highest ranked school in the USA and the 150th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Electrician students from Rocky Mount 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 Rocky Mount area alone, there are 80 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $24,780. Electricians in this area earn $36,080/yr and there are 190 employed.
Rocky Mount lies in Edgecombe county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Rocky Mount area has 58,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $16.12/hr average worker wage, and a $33,530 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.228 out of every 1000 jobs in Rocky Mount are held by electricians, and 1.410/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nash Community College ends up costing a student $481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rocky Mount|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||68.9 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||73.0 miles|