Virginia contains 23 schools that offer electrician programs. Virginia State University, the highest-ranking electrician school in VA, has a total student population of 5,366 and is the 603rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 electrician schools in Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk comes out as the most expensive ($22,793/yr), with Wytheville Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,335/yr.
Electrician students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 4,040 employed helperselectricians earning an average yearly salary of $27,640. Electricians in this state earn $45,820/yr and there are 18,540 employed.
Also, within the electrician schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from electrician, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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