Electrical Engineering in Texas

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Schools Offering Electrical Engineering Programs in Texas

Each year, approximately 0.2% of Texas graduates receive degrees in electrical engineering. Thus, Texas' 55 electrical engineering schools put out approximately 977 electrical engineers each year.

Top Schools

Texas A & M University, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a electrical engineering program. It is located in College Station. 31 students graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from Texas A & M University in 2010. The tuition rate at Texas A & M University was $8,387 per year.

Texas Tech University, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a electrical engineering program. It is located in Lubbock. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Texas Tech University electrical engineering program. Students at Texas Tech University paid $6,970 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Texas that has a electrical engineering program is LeTourneau University. LeTourneau University, which was ranked 38th in the country in 2010, is located in Longview. In 2010, 1 students graduated from LeTourneau University electrical engineering program. Tuition at LeTourneau University was $21,980 per year.


Tuition at Texas' electrical engineering schools ranges from $21,980 per year to $1,007 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,840 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Texas electrical engineering schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. LeTourneau University - located in Longview, students are charged $21,980 per year
  2. Lincoln College of Technology - located in Grand Prairie, students are charged $19,341 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Webster - located in Webster, students are charged $18,048 per year

The electrical engineering schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. College of the Mainland - located in Texas City, students are charged $1,007 per year
  2. Collin County Community College District - located in McKinney, students are charged $1,024 per year
  3. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year

An electrical engineering degree from a Texas school... what next?

A large number of Texas electrical engineering graduates become electrical engineers. 10,750 electrical engineers were working in Texas in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Texas electrical engineers:

  1. Collin County - 3,850 electrical engineers
  2. Austin County - 2,650 electrical engineers
  3. Johnson County - 1,020 electrical engineers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of electrical engineers is expected to grow by 2% by 2018. There are projected to be 14,190 electrical engineers working in the Texas then.


An electrical engineer in Texas makes an average of $90,340 per year. However, Texas electrical engineers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $30,540 per year to more than $148,820 per year in 2010. The following counties in Texas have the highest average salaries for electrical engineers:

  1. Grayson County - $123,650 per year
  2. Hardin County - $112,930 per year
  3. Hidalgo County - $106,010 per year

The following counties in Texas have the lowest average salaries for electrical engineers:

  1. Brazos County - $43,220 per year
  2. Irion County - $53,240 per year
  3. Johnson County - $72,020 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in electrical engineering in Texas 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 Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering in Texas
  • Certificate in Electrical Engineering in Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,740 miles from location Brown Mackie College-San Antonio San Antonio TX n/a n/a n/a
6,625 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Desoto TX n/a n/a n/a
6,603 miles from location Texas A & M University College Station TX 85.085 53% 48,702
6,553 miles from location Lone Star College System Spring TX 14.626 n/a 46,504
6,651 miles from location Tarrant County College District Fort Worth TX 13.2456 n/a 44,355
6,685 miles from location Austin Community College District Austin TX 12.3025 n/a 40,248
6,546 miles from location University of Houston Houston TX 32.0392 41% 37,000
6,638 miles from location University of North Texas Denton TX 34.4764 43% 35,003
6,907 miles from location Texas Tech University Lubbock TX 71.9834 41% 30,049
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,619 miles from location Collin County Community College District McKinney TX 11.5039 n/a 24,872
6,736 miles from location San Antonio College San Antonio TX 9.68457 n/a 24,135
6,684 miles from location Central Texas College Killeen TX 16.1488 n/a 24,133
6,616 miles from location Richland College Dallas TX 10.4096 n/a 18,201
6,691 miles from location The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville TX 15.9461 n/a 17,151
6,555 miles from location Sam Houston State University Huntsville TX 29.6109 25% 16,772
6,678 miles from location Del Mar College Corpus Christi TX 11.9255 n/a 12,069
6,612 miles from location Eastfield College Mesquite TX 8.70719 n/a 11,944
6,629 miles from location North Lake College Irving TX 8.42751 n/a 11,644
6,893 miles from location Amarillo College Amarillo TX 10.9218 n/a 11,289
6,533 miles from location Tyler Junior College Tyler TX 13.9338 n/a 11,045
6,936 miles from location South Plains College Levelland TX 9.63264 n/a 10,011
6,673 miles from location Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 20.8888 n/a 9,468
6,547 miles from location Texas Southern University Houston TX 40.0528 22% 9,394
6,583 miles from location Prairie View A & M University Prairie View TX 50.8259 54% 8,608
6,626 miles from location Mountain View College Dallas TX 9.11365 n/a 8,203
6,568 miles from location Trinity Valley Community College Athens TX 17.4138 n/a 7,012
6,642 miles from location Texas State Technical College Waco Waco TX 16.0745 n/a 6,816
6,524 miles from location Lee College Baytown TX 12.8813 n/a 6,658
6,592 miles from location Wharton County Junior College Wharton TX 16.0959 n/a 6,622
6,933 miles from location Midland College Midland TX 17.4861 n/a 6,227
6,543 miles from location Paris Junior College Paris TX 13.1909 n/a 5,580
6,504 miles from location Angelina College Lufkin TX 14.5469 n/a 5,422
6,678 miles from location Weatherford College Weatherford TX 11.3384 n/a 5,384
6,541 miles from location Alvin Community College Alvin TX 10.3642 n/a 5,240
6,632 miles from location DeVry University-Texas Irving TX 18.0255 81% 5,058
6,460 miles from location Texarkana College Texarkana TX 13.8651 n/a 5,018
6,606 miles from location Grayson County College Denison TX 16.3434 n/a 4,856
6,648 miles from location Victoria College Victoria TX 13.5791 n/a 4,054
6,526 miles from location College of the Mainland Texas City TX 8.31197 n/a 3,916
6,501 miles from location LeTourneau University Longview TX 61.8404 53% 3,386
6,757 miles from location Vernon College Vernon TX 16.5378 n/a 3,163
6,465 miles from location Lamar State College-Port Arthur Port Arthur TX 8.75269 n/a 2,208
6,635 miles from location Lincoln College of Technology Grand Prairie TX 18.6205 n/a 2,018
6,550 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Houston North Houston TX 29.4844 100% 905
6,740 miles from location Hallmark College of Technology/Hallmark College of Aeronautics San Antonio TX 27.6539 100% 835
6,638 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Arlington Arlington TX 21.4107 100% 793
6,684 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Austin Austin TX 21.0637 100% 787
6,617 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Richardson Richardson TX 18.9979 100% 744
6,741 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-San Antonio San Antonio TX 21.9217 100% 729
6,560 miles from location Remington College-Houston Campus Houston TX 21.0866 41% 651
6,558 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Houston West Houston TX 29.2139 100% 622
7,186 miles from location Western Technical College El Paso TX 36.6735 100% 549
6,533 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Webster Webster TX 23.4301 100% 439
6,612 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-Garland Garland TX 24.0617 n/a 284

Curious what studying Electrical Engineering gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 15,660 $57,740 -0.8%
Electrical Engineers + 10,750 $90,340 -16.7%

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