Wilmington, NC (population: 102,120) has one electrician school within its city limits. Cape Fear Community College has a total student population of 9,001. It is the 5298th highest ranked school in the USA and the 115th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Electrician students from Wilmington 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 Wilmington area alone, there are 270 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $24,890. Electricians in this area earn $36,040/yr and there are 540 employed.
Wilmington lies in New Hanover county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Wilmington area has 139,780 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $17.58/hr average worker wage, and a $36,570 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.879 out of every 1000 jobs in Wilmington are held by electricians, and 1.963/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cape Fear Community College ends up costing a student $7,402/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wilmington|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||66.6 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||76.3 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||79.3 miles|