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.

Cost

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.

Salary

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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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 15,660 $57,740 -0.8%
2
Electrical Engineers 10,750 $90,340 -16.7%
 

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