Albuquerque, NM (population: 535,923) has three electrician schools within its city limits. ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque, the highest ranked school in the city with an electrician program, has a total student population of 722. It is the 3800th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
Electrician students from Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque area alone, there are 1,330 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $29,300. Electricians in this area earn $45,080/yr and there are 1,760 employed.
Albuquerque lies in Bernalillo county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Albuquerque area has 381,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $19.31/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.600 out of every 1000 jobs in Albuquerque are held by electricians, and 3.487/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
Of the 3 electrician schools in Albuquerque, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque comes out as the most expensive ($22,907/yr) for electrician students, with Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute as the lowest, reported at only $4,195/yr.