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Electrician in Montana

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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Montana

Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Montana receive electrician training certificates every year. That means an estimated 23 electricians graduate from Montana's 2 electrician schools each year.

Top Schools

Flathead Valley Community College, which is located in Kalispell, is the top-ranked school in Montana that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 89th in the country in 2010. 17 students graduated with a certificate in electrician from Flathead Valley Community College in 2010. Students at Flathead Valley Community College paid $3,584 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Montana with a electrician program is Fort Peck Community College, which is located in Poplar. In 2010, it was ranked 94th nationwide. In 2010, Fort Peck Community College graduated 3 students from its electrician program. Tuition at Fort Peck Community College was $2,250 per year.


Tuition at Montana's electrician schools ranges from $3,584 per year to $2,250 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,917 per year. In 2010, the following Montana electrician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Flathead Valley Community College - located in Kalispell, students are charged $3,584 per year
  2. Fort Peck Community College - located in Poplar, students are charged $2,250 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Montana electrician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Fort Peck Community College - located in Poplar, students are charged $2,250 per year
  2. Flathead Valley Community College - located in Kalispell, students are charged $3,584 per year

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

The highest percentage of electrician graduates in Montana pursue careers as an electrician. In 2010, there were 1,950 electricians working in Montana. In Montana, the largest numbers of electricians work in the following counties:

  1. Beaverhead County - 480 electricians
  2. Flathead County - 450 electricians
  3. Carbon County - 240 electricians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of electricians is expected to grow by 9% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,430 electricians working in the Montana then.


An electrician in Montana earns $50,460 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. electricians in Montana had varying salaries from $17,230 to $74,730 per year in 2010. On average an electrician earns the most in the following Montana counties:

  1. Carter County - $55,990 per year
  2. Beaverhead County - $51,860 per year
  3. Big Horn County - $51,820 per year

An electrician in the following counties in Montana make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Carbon County - $46,020 per year
  2. Flathead County - $46,190 per year
  3. Cascade County - $51,260 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Montana statistics regarding a career in electrician training and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as automotive or HVAC.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Electrician Training in Montana
  • Certificate in Electrician Training in Montana

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Electricians 1,950 $50,460 6.0%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 690 $68,350 16.9%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 330 $55,720 43.5%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 180 $49,190 20.0%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 40 $66,770 33.3%

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