Electrician in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in New Jersey

Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of New Jersey receive electrician training certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 195 electricians graduate from New Jersey's 7 electrician schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey with a electrician program is Ocean County Vocational-Technical School, which is located in Toms River. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. 15 students graduated with a certificate in electrician from Ocean County Vocational-Technical School in 2010.

The second-ranked school in New Jersey with a electrician program is Adult & Continuing Education-BCTS, which is located in Hackensack. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. 6 students graduated with certificate in electrician from Adult & Continuing Education-BCTS in 2010.

Pennco Tech, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a electrician program. It is located in Blackwood. In 2010, Pennco Tech graduated 121 students from its electrician programs. Students at Pennco Tech paid $0 per year in tuition fees.


Electrician schools in New Jersey, charge students an average tuition of $1,052 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $3,840 per year, or as little as $3,527 per year. The New Jersey electrician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Raritan Valley Community College - located in Somerville, students are charged $3,840 per year
  2. Brookdale Community College - located in Lincroft, students are charged $3,527 per year

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

  1. Brookdale Community College - located in Lincroft, students are charged $3,527 per year
  2. Raritan Valley Community College - located in Somerville, students are charged $3,840 per year

An electrician certificate from a New Jersey school... what next?

A large number of New Jersey electrician graduates become electricians. New Jersey had 11,470 electricians in 2010. The New Jersey counties with the largest populations of electricians are:

  1. Essex County - 3,260 electricians
  2. Middlesex County - 2,540 electricians
  3. Burlington County - 1,520 electricians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of electricians in New Jersey will shrink by 0%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 16,200 electricians working in New Jersey.


An electrician in New Jersey earns $66,850 per year on average. However, New Jersey electricians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $30,050 per year to more than $112,890 per year in 2010. The counties in New Jersey with the highest average salary for an electrician are:

  1. Mercer County - $72,320 per year
  2. Essex County - $70,270 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $68,740 per year

On average, electricians earns the least in the following New Jersey counties:

  1. Cape May County - $52,780 per year
  2. Atlantic County - $57,440 per year
  3. Burlington County - $60,280 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,393 miles from location Brookdale Community College Lincroft NJ 14.4833 n/a 15,639
5,425 miles from location Raritan Valley Community College Somerville NJ 12.4215 n/a 7,888
5,435 miles from location Pennco Tech Blackwood NJ 32.5866 100% 826
5,411 miles from location Everest Institute-South Plainfield South Plainfield NJ 26.0825 100% 663
0 miles from location Ocean County Vocational-Technical School Toms River NJ 36.1029 n/a 434
5,401 miles from location Hohokus School of Trade and Technical Sciences Paterson NJ 28.1431 n/a 101
5,395 miles from location Adult & Continuing Education-BCTS Hackensack NJ 34.1918 n/a 42

Curious what studying Electrician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers + n/a $70,970
Electricians + 11,470 $66,850 -28.4%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 2,860 $57,030 -23.3%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment + 2,120 $52,020 -30.9%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay + 650 $73,190 0.0%

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