Civil Engineering Schools In California

Civil Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 29 accredited civil engineering schools in California. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of civil engineering and civil engineering training in California, which includes civil engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Cabrillo College

    6500 Soquel Dr, Aptos, California 95003

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  2. California Baptist University

    8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92504-3297

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  3. California Institute of Technology

    1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, California 91125

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

    One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, California 93407

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  5. California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

    3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, California 91768

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  6. California State University-Chico

    First and Normal Sts, Chico, California 95929-0150

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  7. California State University-Fullerton

    800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-3599

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  8. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

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  9. California State University-Los Angeles

    5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, California 90032

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  10. California State University-Northridge

    18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, California 91330

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  11. California State University-Sacramento

    6000 J St, Sacramento, California 95819-2694

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  12. University of California-Berkeley

    Berkeley, California 94720

    21 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of California-Davis

    One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8678

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of California-Irvine

    Irvine, California 92697

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. University of California-Los Angeles

    405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, California 90095-1405

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of California-San Diego

    9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

    37 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Diablo Valley College

    321 Golf Club Rd, Pleasant Hill, California 94523

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  18. Loyola Marymount University

    One Lmu Drive, Los Angeles, California 90045-2659

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  19. Moorpark College

    7075 Campus Rd, Moorpark, California 93021-1695

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  20. University of the Pacific

    3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95211-0197

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. College of the Redwoods

    7351 Tompkins Hill Rd, Eureka, California 95501-9300

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  22. Rio Hondo College

    3600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, California 90601-1616

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  23. San Diego State University

    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. San Francisco State University

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

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  25. San Joaquin Delta College

    5151 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95207

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  26. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

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  27. Santa Clara University

    500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053

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  28. University of Southern California

    University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Stanford University

    Stanford, California 94305

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

California 57,050
National 415,840

Of all of the civil engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 14% work in California state.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In California

56,890 61,620 64,790 62,370 57,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In California, civil engineering is a growing field. In 2010 there were 160 more civil engineering professionals working in California than there were in 2006. Thus, in California, this field has grown by 0% in four years. This growth is slower than the national trend for civil engineering professionals which shows a 3% decrease in the number of civil engineering professionals working around the nation.

Civil Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in California

$60,807 $63,047 $66,817 $69,763 $70,763
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by civil engineering professionals is increasing in California. In 2006 civil engineering professionals made a mean salary of $60,807 per year, and in 2010 they made $70,763 per year.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in California

10th percentile
$45,713
25th percentile
$56,213
50th percentile
$68,487
75th percentile
$82,943
90th percentile
$98,893

This represents a 14% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of civil engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid civil engineering professionals earning 116% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in California state.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in California

Architecture
$76,517
Civil Engineering
$70,763
Construction Management
$78,172
Drafting
$55,635
Engineering
$83,224

In California, civil engineering professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Civil Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
4
bachelor
24
master
22
doctor
8
Certificate
15
Total73

As the number of civil engineering professionals is increasing in California state, the number of students graduating from the 29 accredited civil engineering schools in California state is also increasing. In California, there were 1,843 graduates in 2006. And there were 2,441 graduates from civil engineering courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 32% percent increase in the number of civil engineering school degree or certificate graduates in California. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in California

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