Civil Engineering Schools In Washington DC

There are 4 accredited civil engineering schools in Washington DC for faculty who teach civil engineering classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of civil engineering and civil engineering training in Washington DC, which includes civil engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

Washington DC 1,660
National 415,840

Approximately 0% of the country's civil engineering professionals work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In Washington DC

1,060 1,280 1,790 1,020 1,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Civil Engineering is a growing field in Washington DC. In 2010 there were 600 more civil engineering professionals working in Washington DC than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of civil engineering professionals has grown by 57%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of civil engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of civil engineering professionals has shrunk by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Civil Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$64,945 $64,457 $67,397 $69,010 $62,123
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of civil engineering professionals is growing, the salaries paid to civil engineering professionals are decreasing in Washington DC. Civil engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $64,945 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $62,123 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$33,403
25th percentile
$44,147
50th percentile
$62,160
75th percentile
$78,353
90th percentile
$90,553

Thus, civil engineering professionals' salaries declined by 5% in 4 years. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 171% pay differential between the highest paid civil engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of civil engineering in Washington DC.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Architecture
$70,087
Civil Engineering
$62,123
Construction Management
$72,782
Drafting
$53,050
Engineering
$85,795

In Washington DC, 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 Washington DC

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total10

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited civil engineering schools in Washington DC is increasing. In Washington DC, there were 61 graduates in 2006. And there were 71 graduates from civil engineering courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of civil engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC by 16%. 40% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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