Electrical Engineering in Alabama

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Schools Offering Electrical Engineering Programs in Alabama


Around 0.1% of Alabama's graduates graduate from electrical engineering degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 185 electrical engineers graduate from Alabama's 12 electrical engineering schools.

Top Schools

Alabama A & M University, which was ranked 51st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a electrical engineering program. It is located in Normal. 4 students graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from Alabama A & M University in 2010. Tuition at Alabama A & M University was $5,800 per year.

Jacksonville State University, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a electrical engineering program. It is located in Jacksonville. In 2010, Jacksonville State University graduated 2 students from its electrical engineering program. The tuition rate at Jacksonville State University was $5,424 per year.

The third-ranked school in Alabama that has a electrical engineering program is Remington College-Mobile Campus. Remington College-Mobile Campus, which was ranked 79th in the country in 2010, is located in Mobile. In 2010, 15 students graduated from Remington College-Mobile Campus electrical engineering program. The tuition rate at Remington College-Mobile Campus was $14,745 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Alabama's electrical engineering schools ranges from $18,048 per year to $3,270 per year. But, the average tuition is $8,086 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alabama electrical engineering schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. ITT Technical Institute_Madison - located in Madison, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Mobile - located in Mobile, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer - located in Bessemer, students are charged $18,048 per year

The electrical engineering schools in Alabama that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Gadsden State Community College - located in Gadsden, students are charged $3,270 per year
  2. Bishop State Community College - located in Mobile, students are charged $3,270 per year
  3. Snead State Community College - located in Boaz, students are charged $3,390 per year

An electrical engineering degree from an Alabama school... what next?

The highest percentage of electrical engineering graduates in Alabama pursue careers as an electrical engineer. If you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Alabama, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 4,000 Alabama electrical engineers as of 2010. The Alabama counties with the largest populations of electrical engineers are:

  1. Limestone County - 1,690 electrical engineers
  2. Bibb County - 1,350 electrical engineers
  3. Mobile County - 200 electrical engineers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of electrical engineers in Alabama will grow by 4%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,790 electrical engineers working in Alabama.

Salary

On average, electrical engineers earn $85,080 per year. But, salaries for electrical engineers can vary. In 2010, electrical engineers made as little as less than $46,300 per year or as much as more than $135,740 per year in Alabama. On average an electrical engineer earns the most in the following Alabama counties:

  1. Autauga County - $92,880 per year
  2. Limestone County - $92,660 per year
  3. Colbert County - $87,360 per year

An electrical engineer in the following counties in Alabama make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Bullock County - $70,350 per year
  2. Baldwin County - $70,680 per year
  3. Chambers County - $76,540 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in electrical engineering in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as electrical engineering or civil engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering in Alabama
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering in Alabama
  • Certificate in Electrical Engineering in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,012 miles from location Community College of the Air Force Montgomery AL 0.0 n/a n/a
6,051 miles from location John C Calhoun State Community College Tanner AL 9.72355 n/a 11,212
5,981 miles from location Jacksonville State University Jacksonville AL 24.1544 49% 9,351
5,995 miles from location Gadsden State Community College Gadsden AL 17.7292 n/a 6,917
6,030 miles from location Alabama A & M University Normal AL 49.4926 39% 5,327
6,045 miles from location Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus Birmingham AL 15.7035 n/a 4,353
6,109 miles from location Bishop State Community College Mobile AL 8.92793 n/a 3,598
6,006 miles from location Snead State Community College Boaz AL 17.4406 n/a 2,483
6,047 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Bessemer AL 18.005 100% 1,159
6,114 miles from location Remington College-Mobile Campus Mobile AL 21.0222 23% 555
0 miles from location ITT Technical Institute_Madison Madison AL 9.54713 100% 388
6,113 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Mobile Mobile AL 11.8288 100% 298
 

Curious what studying Electrical Engineering gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alabama

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Electrical Engineers + 4,000 $85,080 29.9%
2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 1,860 $53,480 -43.5%
 

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