Computer Engineering Schools In Alabama

Alabama has 4 accredited computer engineering schools where computer engineering faculty who teach computer engineering classes can find employment. The trends in Alabama's computer engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in computer engineering includes computer engineering training at the following levels:

  • Computer Engineering Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering
  • Masters degree in Computer Engineering
  • PhD degree in Computer Engineering


  1. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Alabama in Huntsville

    301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 35899

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Computer Engineering Employment

Alabama 8,890
National 945,160

Approximately 2% of the country's computer engineering professionals work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Computer engineering professionals In Alabama

7,880 9,330 8,830 9,410 1,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Computer Engineering is a shrinking field in Alabama. There were 6,580 less computer engineering professionals working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alabama, this field has shrunk by 84% in four years. This decline is slower than the national trend for computer engineering professionals which shows a 92% decrease in the number of computer engineering professionals working around the nation.

Computer Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$75,867 $77,533 $83,837 $87,463 $95,640
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by computer engineering professionals is increasing in Alabama. In 2006 computer engineering professionals made a mean salary of $75,867 per year, and in 2010 they made $95,640 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer engineering professionals in Alabama

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This represents a 21% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Alabama, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of computer engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid computer engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 105%

Average Salaries for Computer engineering professionals and related professions in Alabama

Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering

In Alabama, computer engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Computer Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited computer engineering schools in Alabama is decreasing. In Alabama, there were 107 graduates in 2006. And there were 105 graduates from computer engineering courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 2% percent decrease in the number of computer engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama. 33% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in computer engineering.

Computer Engineering Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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