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Electrical Engineering in Georgia

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Schools Offering Electrical Engineering Programs in Georgia

Each year, approximately 0.1% of Georgia graduates receive degrees in electrical engineering. Thus, Georgia's 14 electrical engineering schools put out approximately 226 electrical engineers each year.

Top Schools

Georgia Southern University, which was ranked 67th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a electrical engineering program. It is located in Statesboro. 12 students graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Southern University in 2010. Students at Georgia Southern University paid $5,340 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Georgia that has a electrical engineering program is Southern Polytechnic State University. Southern Polytechnic State University, which was ranked 77th in the country in 2010, is located in Marietta. 66 students graduated with degree in electrical engineering from Southern Polytechnic State University in 2010. Southern Polytechnic State University charged in-state students $5,180 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia that has a electrical engineering program is South Georgia Technical College. South Georgia Technical College, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Americus. The tuition rate at South Georgia Technical College was $2,340 per year.


Electrical engineering schools in Georgia, charge students an average tuition of $7,476 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $18,048 per year, or as little as $2,268 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Georgia electrical engineering schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Duluth - located in Duluth, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Atlanta - located in Atlanta, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Kennesaw - located in Kennesaw, students are charged $18,048 per year

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

  1. Savannah Technical College - located in Savannah, students are charged $2,268 per year
  2. Southeastern Technical College - located in Vidalia, students are charged $2,268 per year
  3. Augusta Technical College - located in Augusta, students are charged $2,280 per year

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

The highest percentage of electrical engineering graduates in Georgia pursue careers as an electrical engineer. If you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Georgia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,970 Georgia electrical engineers as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Georgia electrical engineers:

  1. Barrow County - 2,080 electrical engineers
  2. Burke County - 400 electrical engineers
  3. Houston County - 130 electrical engineers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,690 electrical engineers will be working in Georgia state. This would require the number of electrical engineers to grow by 13%.


On average, electrical engineers earn $83,440 per year. However, Georgia electrical engineers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $37,210 per year to more than $121,080 per year in 2010. The counties in Georgia with the highest average salary for an electrical engineer are:

  1. Burke County - $87,190 per year
  2. Barrow County - $86,260 per year
  3. Houston County - $84,340 per year

An electrical engineer in the following counties in Georgia make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Bulloch County - $65,780 per year
  2. Clarke County - $66,930 per year
  3. Baldwin County - $70,480 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 3,300 $58,130 -34.7%
Electrical Engineers 2,970 $83,440 3.1%

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