Civil Engineering Schools
In Seattle, Washington

Civil Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 3 civil engineering schools in Seattle. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of civil engineering and civil engineering education in Seattle, 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


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Civil Engineering Employment

Seattle 7,990
Washington 16,280

Exactly 7,990 of the 16,280 civil engineering professionals employed in Washington State, work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of civil engineering professionals in Seattle has shrunk by 9%. As the employment for civil engineering professionals in Seattle has decreased, overall employment in Seattle has increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Civil Engineering employment growth

17,110 17,890 18,280 18,080 16,280
8,790 9,410 9,400 9,310 7,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Civil Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$59,167 $60,833 $60,333 $61,263 $62,487
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for civil engineering professionals have increased. Seattle civil engineering professionals made $62,487 per year, on average, in 2010. Civil engineering professionals in Seattle made a yearly average salary of $59,167, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of civil engineering professionals in Seattle is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Seattle

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Civil engineering professionals in Seattle earn a median salary of $60,537 per year. The difference in pay between the civil engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 110%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,803 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $87,803 per year.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Seattle

Civil Engineering
Construction Management

On average civil engineering professionals in Seattle earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Seattle.

Educational Trends

Civil Engineering schools in Seattle


Many of Seattle's civil engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited civil engineering schools in the city.

Civil Engineering Programs Offered In Seattle


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in civil engineering offered by Seattle's civil engineering schools.

Student Completed Civil Engineering Degrees In Seattle


Approximately 207 students graduated from civil engineering courses in 2010.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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