Taos, NM has two electrician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northern New Mexico College, the highest ranked school in this group with an electrician program, has a total student population of 2,066. It is the 4938th highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
Electrician students from Taos 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 North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 120 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $25,110. Electricians in this area earn $44,280/yr and there are 210 employed.
Taos lies in Taos county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area has 66,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $*/hr average worker wage, and a $* average annual salary. Thus, about 3.126 out of every 1000 jobs in Taos are held by electricians, and 1.760/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
Of the 2 electrician schools with a 100-mile radius of Taos, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northern New Mexico College comes out as the most expensive ($5,623/yr) for electrician students, with Luna Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,629/yr.