McAllen, TX has two electrician schools within its city limits. San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants-McAllen, the highest ranked school in the city with an electrician program, has a total student population of 1,015. It is the 3230th highest ranked school in the USA and the 154th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Electrician students from McAllen 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 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission area alone, there are 190 employed helperselectricians earning an average salary of $21,170. Electricians in this area earn $31,370/yr and there are 460 employed.
McAllen lies in Hidalgo county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission area has 220,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $14.93/hr average worker wage, and a $31,060 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.098 out of every 1000 jobs in McAllen are held by electricians, and 0.882/1000 are held by helperselectricians.
Of the 2 electrician schools in McAllen, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants-McAllen comes out as the most expensive ($23,616/yr) for electrician students, with South Texas College as the lowest, reported at only $1,317/yr.
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