Civil Engineering Schools In Texas

In Texas, there are 17 accredited schools where civil engineering classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of civil engineering and civil engineering training in Texas, 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. University of Houston-Downtown

    1 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002-1014

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

    212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Lamar University

    4400 MLK, Beaumont, Texas 77705

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Prairie View A & M University

    FM 1098 Road & University Drive, Prairie View, Texas 77446

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Rice University

    6100 S Main, Houston, Texas 77005-1827

    17 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. San Antonio College

    1300 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78212-4299

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Southern Methodist University

    6425 Boaz St, Dallas, Texas 75275-0221

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Texas A & M University-Kingsville

    955 University Blvd, Kingsville, Texas 78363

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Texas A & M University

    College Station, Texas 77843-1244

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. The University of Texas at Arlington

    701 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, Texas 76013

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. The University of Texas at Austin

    Austin, Texas 78712

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. The University of Texas at El Paso

    500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. The University of Texas at Tyler

    3900 University Blvd, Tyler, Texas 75799-6699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. The University of Texas at San Antonio

    One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249-1644

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Texas Southern University

    3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Texas Tech University

    Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. South Texas College

    3201 W Pecan, McAllen, Texas 78502-9701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

Texas 42,310
National 415,840

Of all of the civil engineering professionals in the country, nearly 10% are in the state of Texas.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In Texas

41,970 47,070 52,240 49,390 42,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Texas, civil engineering is a growing field. In Texas, 340 more civil engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Texas, this field has grown by 1% in four years. This is slower than the trend for civil engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of civil engineering professionals has shrunk by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Civil Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

$50,937 $53,317 $55,647 $58,020 $58,970
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Texas, as the number of civil engineering professionals is growing, the salaries earned by civil engineering professionals are increasing. In 2006 civil engineering professionals made a mean salary of $50,937 per year, and in 2010 they made $58,970 per year.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$34,707
25th percentile
$42,260
50th percentile
$54,180
75th percentile
$70,530
90th percentile
$89,113

This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Texas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of civil engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid civil engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 157%

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Texas

Architecture
$61,707
Civil Engineering
$58,970
Construction Management
$60,454
Drafting
$52,390
Engineering
$80,236

Civil engineering professionals in Texas earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
15
master
11
doctor
8
Certificate
1
Total37

The number of students graduating from the 17 accredited civil engineering schools in Texas is increasing. In 2006 there were 957 civil engineering graduates from civil engineering courses in Texas and in 2010 there were 1,070 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of civil engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Texas by 12%. 41% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Texas

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