Electrician in Maryland

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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Maryland


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Maryland students graduate with certificates in electrician training. Thus, Maryland's 5 electrician schools put out approximately 218 electricians each year.

Top Schools

North American Trade Schools, which is located in Windsor Mill, is the top-ranked school in Maryland that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. In 2010, North American Trade Schools graduated 67 students from its electrician program.

TESST College of Technology-Beltsville, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Maryland that has a electrician program. It is located in Beltsville. 73 students graduated with certificate in electrician from TESST College of Technology-Beltsville in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Maryland with a electrician program is TESST College of Technology-Baltimore, which is located in Halethorpe. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. 68 students graduated with certificate in electrician from TESST College of Technology-Baltimore in 2010. Tuition at TESST College of Technology-Baltimore was $0 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Maryland electrician school, average tuition will be $1,474 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,100 per year to $4,272 per year. In 2010, the electrician schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Maryland were:

  1. Montgomery College - located in Rockville, students are charged $4,272 per year
  2. College of Southern Maryland - located in La Plata, students are charged $3,100 per year

The following Maryland electrician schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. College of Southern Maryland - located in La Plata, students are charged $3,100 per year
  2. Montgomery College - located in Rockville, students are charged $4,272 per year

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

The highest percentage of electrician graduates in Maryland pursue careers as an electrician. 13,700 electricians were working in Maryland in 2010. The largest populations of Maryland electricians are working in the following counties:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 6,800 electricians
  2. Frederick County - 1,970 electricians
  3. Washington County - 470 electricians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of electricians is expected to grow by 5% by 2018. There are projected to be 18,900 electricians working in the Maryland then.

Salary

On average, electricians earn $52,890 per year. However, Maryland electricians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,850 per year to more than $86,650 per year in 2010. An electrician in the following Maryland counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. St. Mary's County - $55,700 per year
  2. Frederick County - $55,140 per year
  3. Allegany County - $53,660 per year

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

  1. Garrett County - $36,220 per year
  2. Somerset County - $39,610 per year
  3. Caroline County - $40,190 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in electrician training in Maryland 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 Maryland
  • Certificate in Electrician Training in Maryland

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,538 miles from location Montgomery College Rockville MD 13.6352 n/a 26,147
5,524 miles from location College of Southern Maryland La Plata MD 10.5678 n/a 8,810
5,513 miles from location TESST College of Technology-Baltimore Halethorpe MD 18.9976 n/a 1,049
5,524 miles from location TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Beltsville MD 24.3697 n/a 744
5,518 miles from location North American Trade Schools Windsor Mill MD 28.7434 63% 529
 

Curious what studying Electrician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Electricians + 13,700 $52,890 1.3%
2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 3,600 $64,790 2.9%
3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers + 1,560 $59,030 23.8%
4
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment + 890 $52,000 -15.2%
5
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay + 400 $65,710 8.1%
 

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