Electrician in Colorado

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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Colorado

Each year, approximately 0.7% of Colorado graduates receive certificates in electrician training. In other words, every year an estimated 980 electricians graduate from Colorado's 6 electrician schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado that has a electrician program is Emily Griffith Opportunity School. Emily Griffith Opportunity School, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Denver. 857 students graduated with a certificate in electrician from Emily Griffith Opportunity School in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Colorado that has a electrician program is Pickens Technical College. Pickens Technical College, which was ranked 74th in the country in 2010, is located in Aurora. In 2010, 43 students graduated from Pickens Technical College electrician program. The tuition rate at Pickens Technical College was $2,226 per year.

The third-ranked school in Colorado that has a electrician program is Trinidad State Junior College. Trinidad State Junior College, which was ranked 79th in the country in 2010, is located in Trinidad. In 2010, 64 students graduated from Trinidad State Junior College electrician program. The tuition rate at Trinidad State Junior College was $3,378 per year.


Tuition at Colorado's electrician schools ranges from $6,248 per year to $2,068 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,758 per year. In 2010, the following Colorado electrician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Mesa State College - located in Grand Junction, students are charged $6,248 per year
  2. Trinidad State Junior College - located in Trinidad, students are charged $3,378 per year
  3. Red Rocks Community College - located in Denver, students are charged $2,625 per year

The electrician schools in Colorado that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Aims Community College - located in Greeley, students are charged $2,068 per year
  2. Pickens Technical College - located in Aurora, students are charged $2,226 per year
  3. Red Rocks Community College - located in Denver, students are charged $2,625 per year

An electrician certificate from a Colorado school... what next?

Most people who graduate from electrician school in Colorado go on to work as an electrician. In 2010, there were 11,720 electricians working in Colorado. The largest populations of Colorado electricians are working in the following counties:

  1. Adams County - 6,970 electricians
  2. El Paso County - 1,130 electricians
  3. Archuleta County - 720 electricians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of electricians is expected to shrink by -2% by 2018. There are projected to be 15,000 electricians working in the Colorado then.


An electrician in Colorado makes an average of $47,850 per year. But, salaries for electricians can vary. In 2010, electricians made as little as less than $19,940 per year or as much as more than $81,440 per year in Colorado. An electrician in the following Colorado counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Alamosa County - $50,700 per year
  2. Eagle County - $50,290 per year
  3. Archuleta County - $49,680 per year

On average, electricians earns the least in the following Colorado counties:

  1. Chaffee County - $33,910 per year
  2. Boulder County - $42,530 per year
  3. Pueblo County - $43,400 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Colorado statistics regarding a career in electrician training. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as automotive or HVAC.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Electrician Training in Colorado
  • Certificate in Electrician Training in Colorado

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,027 miles from location Red Rocks Community College Denver CO 12.8922 n/a 9,143
7,214 miles from location Mesa State College Grand Junction CO 19.6451 51% 7,042
6,999 miles from location Aims Community College Greeley CO 16.8194 n/a 5,510
7,019 miles from location Emily Griffith Opportunity School Denver CO 29.376 n/a 2,230
7,022 miles from location Trinidad State Junior College Trinidad CO 21.1619 n/a 1,812
7,008 miles from location Pickens Technical College Aurora CO 25.924 n/a 1,362

Curious what studying Electrician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Electricians + 11,720 $47,850 0.1%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 2,570 $55,180 -11.7%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers + 1,910 $59,380 9.8%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment + 1,270 $55,320 -28.7%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay + 470 $66,350 51.6%

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