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Electrical Engineering in Idaho

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Schools Offering Electrical Engineering Programs in Idaho

Around 0.1% of Idaho's graduates graduate from electrical engineering degree programs every year. That means an estimated 31 electrical engineers graduate from Idaho's 8 electrical engineering schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Idaho that has a electrical engineering program is Boise State University. Boise State University, which was ranked 42nd in the country in 2010, is located in Boise. In 2010, no students graduated from Boise State University's electrical engineering program. The tuition rate at Boise State University was $5,300 per year.

The second-ranked school in Idaho that has a electrical engineering program is Brigham Young University-Idaho. Brigham Young University-Idaho, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Rexburg. In 2010, Brigham Young University-Idaho graduated 2 students from its electrical engineering program. Students at Brigham Young University-Idaho paid $3,660 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Idaho with a electrical engineering program is Idaho State University, which is located in Pocatello. In 2010, it was ranked 78th nationwide. 6 students graduated with degree in electrical engineering from Idaho State University in 2010. Idaho State University charged in-state students $5,416 in tuition fees per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Idaho's electrical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,712 per year, though tuition can range from $18,048 per year to $2,520 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Idaho electrical engineering schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Boise - located in Boise, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year
  3. Boise State University - located in Boise, students are charged $5,300 per year

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

  1. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  2. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year
  3. College of Western Idaho - located in Nampa, students are charged $3,096 per year

An electrical engineering degree from an Idaho school... what next?

Most people who graduate from electrical engineering school in Idaho go on to work as an electrical engineer. In 2010, there were 1,440 electrical engineers working in Idaho. The following counties have the largest number of Idaho electrical engineers:

  1. Ada County - 1,130 electrical engineers
  2. Bear Lake County - 150 electrical engineers
  3. Kootenai County - 50 electrical engineers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of electrical engineers is expected to shrink by -9% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,660 electrical engineers working in the Idaho then.


An electrical engineer in Idaho makes an average of $87,850 per year. However, Idaho electrical engineers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $40,800 per year to more than $161,540 per year in 2010. An electrical engineer in the following Idaho counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bonneville County - $94,090 per year
  2. Bear Lake County - $90,850 per year
  3. Ada County - $88,450 per year

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

  1. Kootenai County - $79,740 per year
  2. Ada County - $88,450 per year
  3. Bear Lake County - $90,850 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Idaho statistics regarding a career in electrical engineering and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as electrical engineering or civil engineering.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering in Idaho
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering in Idaho

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Electrical Engineers 1,440 $87,850
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,010 $61,290 -21.7%

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