South Dakota contains five schools that offer electrician programs. Lake Area Technical Institute, the highest-ranking electrician school in SD, has a total student population of 1,291 and is the 1099th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 electrician schools in South Dakota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South Dakota State University comes out as the most expensive ($11,748/yr), with Oglala Lakota College as the lowest recorded at only $4,871/yr.
Electrician students from South Dakota 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 South Dakota alone, there are 420 employed helperselectricians earning an average yearly salary of $22,240. Electricians in this state earn $42,300/yr and there are 1,660 employed.
Also, within the electrician schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from electrician, there are 1098 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,143 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,336, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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