Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has three electrician schools within its city limits. Vatterott College-Tulsa, the highest ranked school in the city with an electrician program, has a total student population of 325. It is the 3463rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 82nd highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Electrician students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 720 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $26,670. Electricians in this area earn $41,430/yr and there are 2,220 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.244 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by electricians, and 1.697/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
Of the 3 electrician schools in Tulsa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Tulsa comes out as the most expensive ($22,587/yr) for electrician students, with Tulsa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,722/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|