Longview, TX (population: 78,112) has one electrician school within its city limits. LeTourneau University has a total student population of 3,386. It is the 356th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Electrician students from Longview 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 Longview area alone, there are 210 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $22,330. Electricians in this area earn $43,170/yr and there are 510 employed.
Longview lies in Gregg county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Longview area has 94,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $17.34/hr average worker wage, and a $36,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.443 out of every 1000 jobs in Longview are held by electricians, and 2.245/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, LeTourneau University ends up costing a student $20,605/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Longview|
|Bossier City||LA||63,292||2||15.0075||49||64.2 miles|