New Castle, DE has seventy electronics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with an electronics program, has a total student population of 24,599. It is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Pennsylvania.
Electronics students from New Castle schools who go on to become electronic workers, electricians, electronic technologists, electronics engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 193,570 people working as electrical and electronic equipment assemblers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $30,690. Also, Electrical and electronic engineering technicians make on average $55,410 per year and there are about 154,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 400 employed electrical and electronic engineering technicians earning an average salary of $55,840. Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers in this area earn $37,380/yr and there are 370 employed.
New Castle lies in New Castle county, which is one of the 3 counties in Delaware. Overall, the Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area has 328,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $49,230 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in New Castle are held by electrical and electronic equipment assemblers, and 1/1000 are held by electrical and electronic engineering technicians.
Of the 70 electronics schools with a 100-mile radius of New Castle, only 16 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, YTI Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($41,895/yr) for electronics students, with County College of Morris as the lowest, reported at only $4,290/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Castle|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||20.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||21.7 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||28.0 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||34.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||40.5 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||40.9 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||41.0 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||47.0 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||60.7 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||60.7 miles|