Computer Engineering Schools

As a professor or instructor of computer engineering classes at one of the 426 accredited computer engineering schools in the country, you play a significant role in shaping the education, and, in effect, the future of this growing field. Below are charts, statistics and analysis of the trends in computer engineering academia which includes computer engineering training at the following levels:

  • Computer Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering
  • Masters degree in Computer Engineering
  • PhD degree in Computer Engineering


Statistics

Professional Trends

National Employment growth for Computer engineering professionals

876,060 924,280 949,360 946,110 945,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Dark Yellow: Actual Values

In the year 2010, there were 945,160 computer engineering professionals working in the US. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of computer engineering professionals has grown by 8%.

This growth is faster than the growth for all careers between the years 2006 and 2010, which was 1%. Over the next 7 years, this trend is expected to contine.

National Salary percentiles for Computer engineering professionals

10th percentile
$58,920
25th percentile
$74,127
50th percentile
$93,593
75th percentile
$116,837
90th percentile
$141,443

Computer engineering professionals in the US earned a median salary of $93,593 per year in 2010. The median yearly salary for computer engineering professionals in the US was 49% more than that for all professions, which was $68,155 per year.

National Median Salary Growth For Computer Engineering

$84,540 $88,020 $91,753 $93,257 $93,593
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Salaries

Computer engineering professionals' salaries have seen a 11% growth from the year 2006 to the year 2010.

Educational Trends

National Computer Engineering Student enrollment growth by degree

1,105 920 843 727 755
6,538 5,832 5,271 4,781 4,930
264 335 289 281 306
2,307 2,310 2,599 3,681 3,123
611 759 583 514 436
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Associate's Degree in Computer Engineering
  • Blue: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering
  • Red: Doctorates Degree in Computer Engineering
  • Light blue: Master's Degree in Computer Engineering
  • Grey: Certificate in Computer Engineering

The career outlook for computer engineering professionals is showing a rapid change. However, on the educational front, the story is quite different. In 2006, 10,825 students graduated from computer engineering degree programs in the US. In 2010, 9,550 students graduated from computer engineering schools.

This represents a 12% change in 4 years. This decline in the number of students graduating from computer engineering courses is less than the 12% growth nationally for students graduating from institutions of higher learning in general.

Computer Engineering Programs offered Nationwide

associate
82
bachelor
310
master
141
doctor
57
Certificate
51
Total641

As student graduation numbers are down, the number of schools offering computer engineering programs has also decreased. In the year 2006, there were 448 computer engineering schools in the US. And in the year 2010, there were 426 schools.

Computer Engineering Faculty Salaries

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States

  1. California30 Schools
  2. North Carolina28 Schools
  3. Pennsylvania25 Schools
  4. New York25 Schools
  5. Ohio25 Schools
  6. Texas23 Schools
  7. Michigan18 Schools
  8. Florida17 Schools
  9. Massachusetts16 Schools
  10. Indiana15 Schools
  11. Illinois14 Schools
  12. Connecticut12 Schools
  13. Virginia12 Schools
  14. Colorado10 Schools
  15. Missouri10 Schools
  16. Wisconsin10 Schools
  17. Washington State9 Schools
  18. Minnesota8 Schools
  19. New Jersey8 Schools
  20. South Carolina7 Schools
  21. Tennessee7 Schools
  22. Georgia6 Schools
  23. Utah6 Schools
  24. Maryland6 Schools
  25. Oregon5 Schools
  26. Kansas5 Schools
  27. Kentucky5 Schools
  28. Arizona5 Schools
  29. Mississippi4 Schools
  30. Idaho4 Schools
  31. Vermont4 Schools
  32. Alabama4 Schools
  33. Oklahoma4 Schools
  34. Delaware3 Schools
  35. Rhode Island3 Schools
  36. Washington DC3 Schools
  37. Nevada3 Schools
  38. Iowa3 Schools
  39. Arkansas3 Schools
  40. South Dakota2 Schools
  41. Montana2 Schools
  42. Nebraska2 Schools
  43. New Hampshire2 Schools
  44. New Mexico2 Schools
  45. West Virginia2 Schools
  46. Alaska2 Schools
  47. Louisiana2 Schools
  48. Maine2 Schools
  49. Hawaii1 Schools
  50. North Dakota1 Schools
  51. Wyoming1 Schools

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