West Virginia contains fifteen schools that offer electrician programs. Fred W Eberle Technical Center, the highest-ranking electrician school in WV, has a total student population of 114 and is the 940th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 electrician schools in West Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Cross Lanes comes out as the most expensive ($22,584/yr), with Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $1,483/yr.
Electrician students from West 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 West Virginia alone, there are 250 employed helperselectricians earning an average yearly salary of $24,570. Electricians in this state earn $48,340/yr and there are 5,520 employed.
Also, within the electrician schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from electrician, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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