Electrician in Arkansas

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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Arkansas

Each year, approximately 0.1% of Arkansas graduates receive certificates in electrician training. Thus, Arkansas' 2 electrician schools put out approximately 53 electricians each year.

Top Schools

Ouachita Technical College, which is located in Malvern, is the top-ranked school in Arkansas that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 88th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 36 students graduated from Ouachita Technical College's electrician program. The tuition rate at Ouachita Technical College was $2,312 per year.

The second-ranked school in Arkansas that has a electrician program is Arkansas State University-Newport. Arkansas State University-Newport, which was ranked 92nd in the country in 2010, is located in Newport. In 2010, Arkansas State University-Newport graduated 11 students from its electrician program. The tuition rate at Arkansas State University-Newport was $2,040 per year.


Tuition at Arkansas' electrician schools ranges from $2,312 per year to $2,040 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,176 per year. The Arkansas electrician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Ouachita Technical College - located in Malvern, students are charged $2,312 per year
  2. Arkansas State University-Newport - located in Newport, students are charged $2,040 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Arkansas electrician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Arkansas State University-Newport - located in Newport, students are charged $2,040 per year
  2. Ouachita Technical College - located in Malvern, students are charged $2,312 per year

An electrician certificate from an Arkansas school... what next?

Most people who graduate from electrician school in Arkansas go on to work as an electrician. If you decide to work as an electrician in Arkansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 4,450 Arkansas electricians as of 2010. The Arkansas counties with the largest populations of electricians are:

  1. Faulkner County - 1,230 electricians
  2. Benton County - 770 electricians
  3. Arkansas County - 530 electricians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of electricians is expected to grow by 14% by 2018. There are projected to be 6,620 electricians working in the Arkansas then.


An electrician in Arkansas makes an average of $40,880 per year. However, Arkansas electricians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,510 per year to more than $75,570 per year in 2010. The counties in Arkansas with the highest average salary for an electrician are:

  1. Cleveland County - $47,680 per year
  2. Cleburne County - $46,680 per year
  3. Crawford County - $41,040 per year

An electrician in the following counties in Arkansas make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Garland County - $35,450 per year
  2. Baxter County - $37,330 per year
  3. Arkansas County - $38,040 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in electrician training in Arkansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as automotive or HVAC, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Certificate in Electrician Training in Arkansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,292 miles from location Arkansas State University-Newport Newport AR 8.12467 n/a 2,037
6,385 miles from location Ouachita Technical College Malvern AR 12.3999 n/a 1,610

Curious what studying Electrician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay + n/a $59,050
Electricians + 4,450 $40,880 -6.3%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers + 1,490 $50,630 -6.9%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 660 $47,950 -46.3%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment + 460 $45,670 12.2%

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