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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Georgia


Around 0.5% of Georgia's graduates graduate from electrician training certificate programs every year. Thus, Georgia's 25 electrician schools put out approximately 1,191 electricians each year.

Top Schools

Everest Institute-Decatur, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a electrician program. It is located in Decatur. In 2010, Everest Institute-Decatur graduated 56 students from its electrician program. The tuition rate at Everest Institute-Decatur was $21,609 per year.

North Georgia Technical College, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a electrician program. It is located in Clarkesville. In 2010, North Georgia Technical College graduated 46 students from its electrician program. Students at North Georgia Technical College paid $2,310 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Georgia with a electrician program is Sandersville Technical College, which is located in Sandersville. In 2010, it was ranked 77th nationwide. 33 students graduated with certificate in electrician from Sandersville Technical College in 2010. Tuition at Sandersville Technical College was $2,268 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Georgia's electrician schools ranges from $21,609 per year to $1,863 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,075 per year. The Georgia electrician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Everest Institute-Decatur - located in Decatur, students are charged $21,609 per year
  2. Bainbridge College - located in Bainbridge, students are charged $3,086 per year
  3. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College - located in Valdosta, students are charged $2,528 per year

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

  1. Central Georgia Technical College - located in Macon, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
  3. Southeastern Technical College - located in Vidalia, students are charged $2,268 per year

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

Most people who graduate from electrician school in Georgia go on to work as an electrician. If you decide to work as an electrician in Georgia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 13,470 Georgia electricians as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Georgia electricians:

  1. Barrow County - 7,690 electricians
  2. Bryan County - 730 electricians
  3. Burke County - 680 electricians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of electricians in Georgia will grow by 2%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 12,280 electricians working in Georgia.

Salary

An electrician in Georgia earns $42,910 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. electricians in Georgia had varying salaries from $21,590 to $64,530 per year in 2010. An electrician in the following Georgia counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bryan County - $45,290 per year
  2. Floyd County - $44,480 per year
  3. Barrow County - $44,410 per year

The following counties in Georgia have the lowest average salaries for electricians:

  1. Liberty County - $30,670 per year
  2. Russell County - $33,930 per year
  3. Brooks County - $35,950 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in electrician training in Georgia 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.

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,911 miles from location Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta GA 11.9416 n/a 11,391
5,948 miles from location West Georgia Technical College Waco GA 14.9188 n/a 7,313
5,858 miles from location Central Georgia Technical College Macon GA 13.7605 n/a 6,950
5,949 miles from location Georgia Northwestern Technical College Rome GA 15.91 n/a 5,994
5,704 miles from location Savannah Technical College Savannah GA 13.7948 n/a 5,483
5,895 miles from location Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin GA 18.387 n/a 5,185
5,843 miles from location Athens Technical College Athens GA 14.3033 n/a 5,167
5,766 miles from location Augusta Technical College Augusta GA 18.8263 n/a 5,028
5,894 miles from location Dekalb Technical College Clarkston GA 14.4911 n/a 4,742
5,903 miles from location Atlanta Technical College Atlanta GA 12.0104 n/a 4,740
5,874 miles from location Lanier Technical College Oakwood GA 15.9689 n/a 4,115
5,882 miles from location Albany Technical College Albany GA 19.8403 n/a 3,962
5,826 miles from location Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Valdosta GA 12.9737 n/a 3,585
5,901 miles from location Bainbridge College Bainbridge GA 14.7401 65% 3,558
5,856 miles from location Middle Georgia Technical College Warner Robins GA 18.4993 n/a 3,543
5,857 miles from location North Georgia Technical College Clarkesville GA 25.3614 n/a 2,865
5,887 miles from location South Georgia Technical College Americus GA 22.0327 n/a 2,562
5,748 miles from location Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro GA 16.8119 n/a 2,419
5,856 miles from location Moultrie Technical College White House GA 18.4235 n/a 2,407
5,780 miles from location Southeastern Technical College Vidalia GA 16.8823 n/a 1,972
5,775 miles from location Okefenokee Technical College Waycross GA 16.723 n/a 1,734
5,866 miles from location Southwest Georgia Technical College Thomasville GA 14.2445 n/a 1,721
5,749 miles from location Altamaha Technical College Jesup GA 22.7917 n/a 1,551
5,899 miles from location Everest Institute-Decatur Decatur GA 28.6099 100% 1,460
5,810 miles from location Sandersville Technical College Sandersville GA 23.0244 n/a 1,116
 

Curious what studying Electrician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Electricians + 13,470 $42,910 -27.1%
2
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers + 4,490 $47,730 -10.7%
3
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 3,300 $58,130 -34.7%
4
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment + 3,130 $48,320 -9.8%
5
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay + 970 $61,660 -12.6%
 

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