Wilson, NC (population: 49,786) has one electrician school within its city limits. Wilson Community College has a total student population of 2,119. It is the 5455th highest ranked school in the USA and the 126th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Electrician students from Wilson 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.
Wilson lies in Wilson 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 Wilson are held by electricians, and 1.288/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wilson Community College ends up costing a student $4,857/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wilson|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||17.1 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||64.3 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||65.5 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||97.0 miles|