Sparks, NV (population: 91,721) has two electrician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Truckee Meadows Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with an electrician program, has a total student population of 12,942. It is the 5347th highest ranked school in the USA and the 26th highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Electrician students from Sparks 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 Reno-Sparks area alone, there are 250 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $25,400. Electricians in this area earn $52,440/yr and there are 810 employed.
Sparks lies in Washoe county, which is one of the 8 counties in Nevada. Overall, the Reno-Sparks area has 199,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.92/hr average worker wage, and a $41,440 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.065 out of every 1000 jobs in Sparks are held by electricians, and 1.271/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
Of the 2 electrician schools with a 100-mile radius of Sparks, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Truckee Meadows Community College comes out as the most expensive ($7,896/yr) for electrician students, with Western Nevada College as the lowest, reported at only $7,866/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Sparks|
|Carson City||NV||54,870||1||8.29894||62||27.0 miles|
|South Lake Tahoe||CA||-||1||18.5751||60||44.0 miles|