Electrical Engineering in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Electrical Engineering Programs in South Dakota


Each year, approximately 0.2% of South Dakota graduates receive degrees in electrical engineering. That means an estimated 37 electrical engineers graduate from South Dakota's 4 electrical engineering schools each year.

Top Schools

Lake Area Technical Institute, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a electrical engineering program. It is located in Watertown. 5 students graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from Lake Area Technical Institute in 2010. Lake Area Technical Institute charged in-state students $5,236 in tuition fees per year.

South Dakota State University, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a electrical engineering program. It is located in Brookings. 21 students graduated with degree in electrical engineering from South Dakota State University in 2010. Tuition at South Dakota State University was $6,444 per year.

Mitchell Technical Institute, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a electrical engineering program. It is located in Mitchell. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Mitchell Technical Institute electrical engineering program. Students at Mitchell Technical Institute paid $6,550 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at South Dakota's electrical engineering schools ranges from $6,550 per year to $3,154 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,346 per year. In 2010, the electrical engineering schools that charged the highest tuition rates in South Dakota were:

  1. Mitchell Technical Institute - located in Mitchell, students are charged $6,550 per year
  2. South Dakota State University - located in Brookings, students are charged $6,444 per year
  3. Lake Area Technical Institute - located in Watertown, students are charged $5,236 per year

The following South Dakota electrical engineering schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Sinte Gleska University - located in Mission, students are charged $3,154 per year
  2. Lake Area Technical Institute - located in Watertown, students are charged $5,236 per year
  3. South Dakota State University - located in Brookings, students are charged $6,444 per year

An electrical engineering degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

Most people who graduate from electrical engineering school in South Dakota go on to work as an electrical engineer. South Dakota had 170 electrical engineers in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of South Dakota electrical engineers:

  1. Beadle County - 80 electrical engineers
  2. Lincoln County - 40 electrical engineers
  3. Meade County - 30 electrical engineers

Salary

An electrical engineer in South Dakota earns $68,270 per year on average. In 2010, however, some South Dakota electrical engineers earned as little as less than $45,240 per year or as much as more than $94,920 per year. An electrical engineer in the following South Dakota counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Lincoln County - $74,800 per year
  2. Meade County - $64,650 per year
  3. Beadle County - $64,300 per year

On average, electrical engineers earns the least in the following South Dakota counties:

  1. Beadle County - $64,300 per year
  2. Meade County - $64,650 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $74,800 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in electrical engineering in South Dakota and to compare salaries with various related fields such as electrical engineering or civil engineering, 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 Electrical Engineering in South Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering in South Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,560 miles from location South Dakota State University Brookings SD 31.8924 55% 12,376
6,572 miles from location Lake Area Technical Institute Watertown SD 35.7982 82% 1,291
6,625 miles from location Mitchell Technical Institute Mitchell SD 31.4056 n/a 1,004
6,757 miles from location Sinte Gleska University Mission SD 13.4932 n/a 936
 

Curious what studying Electrical Engineering gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 190 $41,710 -32.1%
2
Electrical Engineers + 170 $68,270 -19.0%
 

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