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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.


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.


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

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