Electrician in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Nebraska


Around 0.3% of Nebraska's graduates graduate from electrician training certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 173 electricians graduate from Nebraska's 5 electrician schools.

Top Schools

Northeast Community College, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a electrician program. It is located in Norfolk. 61 students graduated with a certificate in electrician from Northeast Community College in 2010. Tuition at Northeast Community College was $2,612 per year.

Mid-Plains Community College, which is located in North Platte, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 78th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Mid-Plains Community College graduated 8 students from its electrician program. The tuition rate at Mid-Plains Community College was $2,550 per year.

The third-ranked school in Nebraska with a electrician program is Central Community College, which is located in Grand Island. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. In 2010, 17 students graduated from Central Community College electrician program. Tuition at Central Community College was $2,430 per year.

Cost

Electrician schools in Nebraska, charge students an average tuition of $2,403 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $2,612 per year, or as little as $2,040 per year. In 2010, the electrician schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nebraska were:

  1. Northeast Community College - located in Norfolk, students are charged $2,612 per year
  2. Mid-Plains Community College - located in North Platte, students are charged $2,550 per year
  3. Central Community College - located in Grand Island, students are charged $2,430 per year

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

  1. Western Nebraska Community College - located in Scottsbluff, students are charged $2,040 per year
  2. Metropolitan Community College Area - located in Omaha, students are charged $2,385 per year
  3. Central Community College - located in Grand Island, students are charged $2,430 per year

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

Most people who graduate from electrician school in Nebraska go on to work as an electrician. If you decide to work as an electrician in Nebraska, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 4,450 Nebraska electricians as of 2010. The Nebraska counties with the largest populations of electricians are:

  1. Harrison County - 2,760 electricians
  2. Lancaster County - 790 electricians
  3. Antelope County - 350 electricians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of electricians is expected to grow by 15% by 2018. There are projected to be 6,310 electricians working in the Nebraska then.

Salary

An electrician in Nebraska makes an average of $44,460 per year. However, Nebraska electricians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $19,090 per year to more than $73,980 per year in 2010. On average an electrician earns the most in the following Nebraska counties:

  1. Harrison County - $48,270 per year
  2. Adams County - $41,580 per year
  3. Lancaster County - $41,070 per year

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

  1. Butler County - $38,770 per year
  2. Arthur County - $39,030 per year
  3. Antelope County - $39,480 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,534 miles from location Metropolitan Community College Area Omaha NE 14.4046 n/a 17,003
6,662 miles from location Central Community College Grand Island NE 18.9094 n/a 7,320
6,604 miles from location Northeast Community College Norfolk NE 24.9689 n/a 5,205
6,784 miles from location Mid-Plains Community College North Platte NE 22.0593 n/a 2,765
6,925 miles from location Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff NE 16.547 n/a 2,304
 

Curious what studying Electrician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Electricians + 4,450 $44,460 -4.5%
2
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers + 1,610 $52,520 40.0%
3
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 500 $53,160 -3.8%
4
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment + 250 $45,890 47.1%
5
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay + 110 $65,820 -56.0%
 

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