Washington contains 20 schools that offer electrician programs. Western Washington University, the highest-ranking electrician school in WA, has a total student population of 14,575 and is the 143rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 electrician schools in Washington, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Perry Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($30,048/yr), with Clark College as the lowest recorded at only $5,278/yr.
Electrician students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 410 employed helperselectricians earning an average yearly salary of $30,220. Electricians in this state earn $60,240/yr and there are 15,060 employed.
Also, within the electrician schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from electrician, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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