Civil Engineering Schools In Tennessee

There are 8 accredited civil engineering schools in Tennessee for faculty who teach civil engineering classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in civil engineering in the state of Tennessee, which encompasses 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. Christian Brothers University

    650 E Parkway S, Memphis, Tennessee 38104

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Southwest Tennessee Community College

    737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Pellissippi State Community College

    10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37933-0990

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Tennessee Technological University

    1 William L. Jones Drive, Cookeville, Tennessee 38505-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

    17 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

Tennessee 5,380
National 415,840

Of all of the civil engineering professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Tennessee.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In Tennessee

5,580 5,600 5,010 4,900 5,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, civil engineering is a shrinking field. There were 200 less civil engineering professionals working in Tennessee in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of civil engineering professionals has shrunk by 4%. This decline 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 Tennessee

$52,277 $54,403 $56,373 $56,710 $58,400
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of civil engineering professionals is declining, the salaries paid to civil engineering professionals are increasing in Tennessee. The mean salary for civil engineering professionals in 2006 was $52,277 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $58,400 per year.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$36,083
25th percentile
$44,333
50th percentile
$56,010
75th percentile
$69,670
90th percentile
$82,933

Thus, there was a 10% growth in civil engineering professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 130% 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 Tennessee.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Architecture
$66,467
Civil Engineering
$58,400
Construction Management
$53,722
Drafting
$50,855
Engineering
$68,690

In Tennessee, 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 Tennessee

associate
2
bachelor
6
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total14

The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited civil engineering schools in Tennessee is increasing. In 2006 there were 223 civil engineering graduates from civil engineering courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 258 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of civil engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee by 16%. Most of these graduates, or 43%, earned an bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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