Electrician in Massachusetts

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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Massachusetts


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Massachusetts graduates receive certificates in electrician training. Thus, Massachusetts' 3 electrician schools put out approximately 225 electricians each year.

Top Schools

Kaplan Career Institute, which is located in Charlestown, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 77th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 197 students graduated from Kaplan Career Institute's electrician program.

The second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a electrician program is Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, which was ranked 88th in the country in 2010, is located in Boston. 25 students graduated with certificate in electrician from Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in 2010. Students at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology paid $14,500 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a electrician program is Massasoit Community College. Massasoit Community College, which was ranked 90th in the country in 2010, is located in Brockton. Tuition at Massasoit Community College was $3,720 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Massachusetts' electrician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,073 per year, though tuition can range from $14,500 per year to $3,720 per year. In 2010, the electrician schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Massachusetts were:

  1. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology - located in Boston, students are charged $14,500 per year
  2. Massasoit Community College - located in Brockton, students are charged $3,720 per year

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

  1. Massasoit Community College - located in Brockton, students are charged $3,720 per year
  2. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology - located in Boston, students are charged $14,500 per year

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

A large number of Massachusetts electrician graduates become electricians. If you decide to work as an electrician in Massachusetts, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 10,790 Massachusetts electricians as of 2010. The largest populations of Massachusetts electricians are working in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 5,730 electricians
  2. Middlesex County - 1,550 electricians
  3. Windham County - 850 electricians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 11,200 electricians will be working in Massachusetts state. This would require the number of electricians to shrink by -16%.

Salary

An electrician in Massachusetts earns $58,690 per year on average. However, Massachusetts electricians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $26,920 per year to more than $95,420 per year in 2010. An electrician in the following Massachusetts counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Barnstable County - $64,510 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $59,810 per year
  3. Worcester County - $58,330 per year

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

  1. Franklin County - $48,670 per year
  2. Berkshire County - $51,360 per year
  3. Windham County - $52,090 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Massachusetts statistics regarding a career in electrician training and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Massachusetts
  • Certificate in Electrician Training in Massachusetts

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,257 miles from location Massasoit Community College Brockton MA 10.1667 n/a 7,941
5,266 miles from location Kaplan Career Institute Charlestown MA 22.8623 n/a 619
5,265 miles from location Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology Boston MA 12.1733 n/a 594
 

Curious what studying Electrician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Electricians + 10,790 $58,690 -16.6%
2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 6,960 $56,230 7.4%
3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers + 1,670 $61,790 12.1%
4
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment + 1,510 $54,920 -10.7%
5
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay + 250 $58,790
 

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