Jefferson City, MO (population: 41,319) has two electronics schools within its city limits. Nichols Career Center, the highest ranked school in the city with an electronics program, has a total student population of 78. It is the 675th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Electronics students from Jefferson City 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.
Jefferson City lies in Cole county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Jefferson City area has 80,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $17.71/hr average worker wage, and a $36,830 average annual salary.
Of the 2 electronics schools in Jefferson City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nichols Career Center comes out as the most expensive ($16,536/yr) for electronics students, with Lincoln University as the lowest, reported at only $7,125/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jefferson City|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||86.5 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||91.5 miles|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||95.6 miles|