Poplar Bluff, MO has one electronics school within its city limits. Three Rivers Community College has a total student population of 3,527. It is the 4743rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 149th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Electronics students from Poplar Bluff 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 Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 50 employed electrical and electronic engineering technicians earning an average salary of $56,490. Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers in this area earn $33,310/yr and there are ** employed.
Poplar Bluff lies in Butler county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area has 197,160 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $14.87/hr average worker wage, and a $30,940 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Poplar Bluff are held by electrical and electronic equipment assemblers, and 0.269/1000 are held by electrical and electronic engineering technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Three Rivers Community College ends up costing a student $4,190/yr.