Electrician in Louisiana

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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Louisiana


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Louisiana graduates receive certificates in electrician training. That means an estimated 394 electricians graduate from Louisiana's 13 electrician schools each year.

Top Schools

ITI Technical College, which is located in Baton Rouge, is the top-ranked school in Louisiana that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 74th in the country in 2010. In 2010, ITI Technical College graduated 6 students from its electrician program.

Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita Campus, which is located in West Monroe, is the second-ranked school in Louisiana that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 76th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 29 students graduated from Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita Campus electrician program. Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita Campus charged in-state students $1,202 in tuition fees per year.

Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Louisiana that has a electrician program. It is located in Bogalusa. In 2010, Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus graduated 3 students from its electrician programs. The tuition rate at Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus was $1,176 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Louisiana's electrician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,558 per year, though tuition can range from $2,955 per year to $1,032 per year. The Louisiana electrician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Louisiana Technical College-West Jefferson Campus - located in Harvey, students are charged $2,955 per year
  2. Delgado Community College - located in New Orleans, students are charged $2,955 per year
  3. Sowela Technical Community College - located in Lake Charles, students are charged $2,307 per year

The following Louisiana electrician schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus - located in Lafayette, students are charged $1,032 per year
  2. South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus - located in Morgan City, students are charged $1,092 per year
  3. Northwest Louisiana Technical College - located in Minden, students are charged $1,122 per year

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

The highest percentage of electrician graduates in Louisiana pursue careers as an electrician. If you decide to work as an electrician in Louisiana, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 10,100 Louisiana electricians as of 2010. The Louisiana counties with the largest populations of electricians are:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - 2,930 electricians
  2. Ascension County - 2,560 electricians
  3. Bossier County - 920 electricians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of electricians in the state of Louisiana will grow to 12,530. This would require a 1% growth in the profession.

Salary

An electrician in Louisiana makes an average of $43,930 per year. But, salaries for electricians can vary. In 2010, electricians made as little as less than $24,480 per year or as much as more than $74,350 per year in Louisiana. The counties in Louisiana with the highest average salary for an electrician are:

  1. Bossier County - $48,560 per year
  2. Acadia County - $45,550 per year
  3. Bienville County - $44,580 per year

The Louisiana counties with the lowest average salary for electricians are:

  1. Allen County - $35,880 per year
  2. Tangipahoa County - $38,740 per year
  3. Ouachita County - $40,080 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Louisiana 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.

  • Certificate in Electrician Training in Louisiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,231 miles from location Delgado Community College New Orleans LA 8.24463 n/a 16,758
6,414 miles from location Sowela Technical Community College Lake Charles LA 15.9729 n/a 2,133
6,216 miles from location Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus Bogalusa LA 23.5699 n/a 1,911
6,269 miles from location L E Fletcher Technical Community College Houma LA 7.34033 n/a 1,843
6,222 miles from location Nunez Community College Chalmette LA 10.7424 n/a 1,834
6,347 miles from location Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Lafayette LA 16.3361 n/a 1,320
6,358 miles from location Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita Campus West Monroe LA 24.4169 n/a 1,003
6,297 miles from location South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus Morgan City LA 15.3517 n/a 946
6,417 miles from location Northwest Louisiana Technical College Minden LA 16.1085 n/a 829
6,229 miles from location Louisiana Technical College-West Jefferson Campus Harvey LA 10.5033 n/a 742
6,369 miles from location Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus Alexandria LA 17.739 n/a 521
6,273 miles from location Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Sorrento LA 12.8614 n/a 446
6,286 miles from location ITI Technical College Baton Rouge LA 25.5505 n/a 141
 

Curious what studying Electrician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Electricians + 10,100 $43,930 4.4%
2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 1,940 $52,220 13.5%
3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers + 1,740 $51,680 -25.0%
4
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment + 950 $54,930 -20.8%
5
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay + 170 $60,240 6.3%
 

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