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Electrician Schools in California

There are 19 schools in the state of California offering electrician programs. 1,844 students graduated from programs at California electrician schools in 2010. 1,801 of all these students graduated with certificates and 43 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,216 students graduate from electrician programs in this state each year. This accounts for close to 12% of students who schools in the United States graduate from electrician programs. Specifically, 1,801 students graduated with certificates in electrical technology and 43 with a degree at the associate's level.

19 electrician schools are located in California. Out of these, 14 schools are public, while five schools are private. While tuition at a public electrician school varies from $644 to $894, private electrician school tuition varies from $12,096 to $17,407.

Average tuition for programs in electrical technology is $1,009. The highest tuition for electrician programs, which is $17,407 each year, is at Wyotech-Long Beach, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $644 per year, is at Merced College.

California schools offer certificates and associates degrees for students pursing electrician.

Electrician Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 2,216 students graduate from electrician programs in this state each year. This accounts for close to 12% of students who schools in the United States graduate from electrician programs. Specifically, 1,801 students graduated with certificates in electrical technology and 43 with a degree at the associate's level.

Electrician Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1960
  • Certificate 2007: 2127
  • Certificate 2008: 2230
  • Certificate 2009: 1568
  • Certificate 2010: 1801
  • Associate 2006: 60
  • Associate 2007: 27
  • Associate 2008: 358
  • Associate 2009: 53
  • Associate 2010: 43

Electrician Program Availability in California

California schools offer a total of 30 electrician programs. Of these programs, close to 60% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Electrician Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 18
  • Associate: 12

Electricians — Salary by Percentile

Electricians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31070
  • 25th Percentile: 41610
  • Median: 57200
  • 75th Percentile: 75220
  • 90th Percentile: 92710

Helpers--Electricians — Salary by Percentile

Helpers--Electricians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22940
  • 25th Percentile: 26800
  • Median: 32480
  • 75th Percentile: 42820
  • 90th Percentile: 58200

Career Trends

Electricians — Employment Trend

Electricians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49180
  • Median Salary 2007: 49760
  • Median Salary 2008: 52690
  • Median Salary 2009: 53990
  • Median Salary 2010: 57200
  • Total Employed 2006: 60350
  • Total Employed 2007: 60950
  • Total Employed 2008: 58670
  • Total Employed 2009: 52490
  • Total Employed 2010: 44130

Helpers--Electricians — Employment Trend

Helpers--Electricians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27150
  • Median Salary 2007: 28350
  • Median Salary 2008: 31050
  • Median Salary 2009: 31100
  • Median Salary 2010: 32480
  • Total Employed 2006: 5070
  • Total Employed 2007: 5920
  • Total Employed 2008: 6300
  • Total Employed 2009: 5370
  • Total Employed 2010: 3980

California vs National Electrician Employment

California vs National Electrician Employment

  • Employed in California: 8.194% (48110)

Electrician Schools in California

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1. Chabot College

25555 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-6600

Chabot College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Hayward, CA and this school offers one program in electrical technology. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of California offering electrical technology in terms of programs.

2. Wyotech - Long Beach

2161 Technology Place
Long Beach, CA 90810-3800
(562) 624-9530x163

Wyotech-Long Beach offers one program in electrical technology and it is 3.7 miles from the center of the city. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

3. Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education

4640 Maine Ave
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-4221
(626) 856-4101

Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education Is in the suburbs of Baldwin Park, California and it offers one program in electrical technology. This vocational school is a public institution.

4. Santiago Canyon College

8045 E Chapman
Orange, CA 92869-4512
(714) 628-4900

Santiago Canyon College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Orange, CA. It offers two electrician programs. Specifically, this community college offers one certificate in electrical technology to students and one associate's level degree in electrical technology. It is one of 98 community colleges in California. This community college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of California offering electrical technology.

5. Everest College - San Bernardino

217 E. Club Center Drive- Ste. A
San Bernardino, CA 92408
(909) 777-3300

Everest College-San Bernardino is 3.3 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one electrician program. Overall, 847 students seek degrees in six Everest College-San Bernardino programs.

6. The Southern California Institute of Technology

222 S. Harbor Blvd.- Suite 200
Anaheim, CA 92805-3758
(714) 300-0300

The Southern California Institute of Technology is in the center of Anaheim and SCIT offers one electrician program. 695 students pursue degrees in 13 Southern California Institute of Technology programs, overall.

7. The College of the Redwoods

7351 Tompkins Hill Rd
Eureka, CA 95501-9300
(707) 476-4100

The College of the Redwoods is located near Eureka, CA and this college offers one program in electrical technology. This college is a public 2-year institution.

8. The Institute for Business and Technology

2400 Walsh Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95051-1303
(408) 727-1060x260

The Institute for Business and Technology, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Santa Clara, CA and it offers one electrician program. It is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

9. Wyotech - Fremont

200 Whitney Place
Fremont, CA 94539
(800) 248-8585

Wyotech-Fremont is located in Fremont, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in electrical technology. Overall, 2,015 students seek degrees in seven programs at this school.

10. Los Angeles Trade Technical College

400 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015-4181
(213) 763-7000

Los Angeles Trade Technical College offers two electrician programs. Out of those, it offers one electrician certificate to students and one electrician degree at the associate's level. It is near the center of the city. 15,734 students pursue degrees in 92 Los Angeles Trade Technical College programs, overall. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of California offering electrical technology.

11. Antelope Valley College

3041 West Ave K
Lancaster, CA 93536-5426
(661) 722-6300

Antelope Valley College offers two electrician programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in electrical technology by it and one associate's level degree in electrical technology. This community college is located in the suburbs of Lancaster, California. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of California offering electrical technology.

12. The College of San Mateo

1700 W Hillsdale Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94402-3784
(650) 574-6161

The College of San Mateo offers two programs in electrical technology. More specifically, this college offers students one electrician certificate and one associate's level electrical technology degree. This college is 2.2 miles from the center of the city. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

13. Merced College

3600 M St
Merced, CA 95348-2898
(209) 384-6000

Merced College is located in Merced, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in electrical technology. Out of those, it offers students one electrician certificate and one electrician degree at the associate's level. Overall, 11,086 students seek degrees in 151 Merced College programs. This college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of California offering electrical technology in terms of programs.

14. American River College

4700 College Oak Dr
Sacramento, CA 95841-4286
(916) 484-8011

American River College is in the suburbs of Sacramento, California. This college offers two electrician programs. Of those, students are offered one electrician certificate by this community college and one electrician degree at the associate's level. Overall, 33,440 students seek degrees in 165 American River College programs. This college is the biggest institution in the state of California offering electrical technology in terms of programs.

15. San Diego City College

1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101-4787
(619) 388-3400

San Diego City College is located in the center of San Diego. This college offers two programs in electrical technology. Specifically, it offers one certificate in electrical technology to students and one electrician degree at the associate's level. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

16. Barstow Community College

2700 Barstow Road
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 252-2411

Barstow Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Barstow, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers students 23 certificates and 22 degrees at the associates level. 2,757 students sought degrees from the 23 programs at this community college in 2010. This mid-sized college offers subjects including EMT, cosmetology, and nursing assisting. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this community college. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

17. Foothill College

12345 El Monte Rd
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
(650) 949-7777

Foothill College is located in the suburbs of Los Altos Hills, California. It offers two electrician programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in electrical technology by it and one degree at the associate's level in electrical technology. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. This school is the seventh largest institution in the state of California offering electrical technology in terms of programs.

18. Palomar College

1140 W. Mission
San Marcos, CA 92069-1487
(760) 744-1150

Palomar College offers two programs in electrical technology. Specifically, this college offers students one electrician certificate and one electrician degree at the associate's level. This college, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in San Marcos, CA. Overall, 26,231 students seek degrees in 210 Palomar College programs. This college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in electrical technology.

19. Bakersfield College

1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299
(661) 395-4011

Bakersfield College is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in electrical technology. Out of those, this community college offers students one electrician certificate and one degree at the associate's level in electrical technology. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of California.

20. Cuesta College

Highway 1
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403-8106
(805) 546-3100x3946

Cuesta College is in San Luis Obispo, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two electrician programs. Specifically, this school offers students one electrician certificate and one associate's level degree in electrical technology. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of California offering electrical technology.