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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Texas


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Texas receive electrician training certificates every year. Thus, Texas' 25 electrician schools put out approximately 931 electricians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas that has a electrician program is Kaplan College. Kaplan College, which was ranked 74th in the country in 2010, is located in El Paso. 69 students graduated with a certificate in electrician from Kaplan College in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Texas with a electrician program is Kaplan College-San Antonio-San Pedro Campus, which is located in San Antonio. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. In 2010, Kaplan College-San Antonio-San Pedro Campus graduated 27 students from its electrician program.

The third-ranked school in Texas with a electrician program is Kaplan Career Institute - McAllen, which is located in Mcallen. In 2010, it was ranked 76th nationwide. In 2010, Kaplan Career Institute - McAllen graduated 130 students from its electrician programs. The tuition rate at Kaplan Career Institute - McAllen was $0 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Texas' electrician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,345 per year, though tuition can range from $4,248 per year to $1,086 per year. The Texas electrician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Texas State Technical College-Marshall - located in Marshall, students are charged $4,248 per year
  2. Lamar Institute of Technology - located in Beaumont, students are charged $3,422 per year
  3. Coastal Bend College - located in Beeville, students are charged $2,400 per year

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

  1. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year
  2. Lone Star College System - located in Spring, students are charged $1,200 per year
  3. North Lake College - located in Irving, students are charged $1,230 per year

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

A large number of Texas electrician graduates become electricians. In 2010, there were 43,340 electricians working in Texas. In Texas, the largest numbers of electricians work in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 13,320 electricians
  2. Collin County - 6,940 electricians
  3. Johnson County - 3,200 electricians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of electricians is expected to grow by 12% by 2018. There are projected to be 56,960 electricians working in the Texas then.

Salary

On average, electricians earn $42,720 per year. However, this number is only an average. electricians in Texas had varying salaries from $18,080 to $70,570 per year in 2010. On average an electrician earns the most in the following Texas counties:

  1. Ector County - $52,280 per year
  2. Hardin County - $51,300 per year
  3. Miller County - $47,970 per year

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

  1. Cameron County - $27,870 per year
  2. Hidalgo County - $30,400 per year
  3. Webb County - $33,610 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,550 miles from location Professional Career Training Institute Houston TX n/a n/a n/a
6,548 miles from location Houston Community College Houston TX 16.1985 n/a 54,942
6,553 miles from location Lone Star College System Spring TX 14.626 n/a 46,504
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,737 miles from location South Texas College Mcallen TX 12.2411 n/a 26,338
6,629 miles from location North Lake College Irving TX 8.42751 n/a 11,644
6,734 miles from location St. Philip's College San Antonio TX 8.72207 n/a 11,008
6,936 miles from location South Plains College Levelland TX 9.63264 n/a 10,011
6,808 miles from location Laredo Community College Laredo TX 16.3512 n/a 9,361
6,524 miles from location Lee College Baytown TX 12.8813 n/a 6,658
6,460 miles from location Texarkana College Texarkana TX 13.8651 n/a 5,018
6,697 miles from location Coastal Bend College Beeville TX 12.7344 n/a 4,196
6,552 miles from location Brazosport College Lake Jackson TX 13.0717 n/a 3,908
6,469 miles from location Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont TX 11.9688 n/a 3,154
6,508 miles from location Northeast Texas Community College Mount Pleasant TX 16.0092 n/a 2,920
6,859 miles from location Western Texas College Snyder TX 19.1486 n/a 2,473
6,682 miles from location Everest Institute-Austin Austin TX 16.3381 n/a 1,489
6,558 miles from location Everest Institute-Bissonnet Houston TX 23.7427 100% 1,331
0 miles from location Kaplan College-San Antonio-San Pedro Campus San Antonio TX 24.7755 n/a 1,082
6,734 miles from location Kaplan Career Institute - McAllen Mcallen TX 24.0265 n/a 1,015
6,478 miles from location Texas State Technical College-Marshall Marshall TX 15.6262 n/a 963
7,182 miles from location Kaplan College El Paso TX 25.7689 n/a 701
6,933 miles from location Kaplan College-Midland Midland TX 23.6754 n/a 494
6,743 miles from location Lamson Institute San Antonio TX n/a n/a 353
 

Curious what studying Electrician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Electricians + 43,340 $42,720 5.3%
2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 15,660 $57,740 -0.8%
3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers + 9,110 $46,720 20.8%
4
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment + 4,540 $52,000 -30.6%
5
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay + 1,020 $57,320 -19.7%
 

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