Engineering Schools In Arizona

Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 12 accredited engineering schools in Arizona. The trends in Arizona's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:

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


  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. DeVry University-Arizona

    2149 W Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85021-2995

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott

    3700 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, Arizona 86301-3720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

    2626 E Pecos Rd, Chandler, Arizona 85225-2499

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Engineering Employment

Arizona 34,300
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Arizona

36,790 37,720 37,940 33,100 25,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, engineering is a shrinking field. There were 11,150 less engineering professionals working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of engineering has shrunk by 30% in Arizona. This is faster than the trend for engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% between 2006 and 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$58,849 $63,893 $67,176 $67,262 $71,320
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to engineering professionals are growing in Arizona. The mean salary for engineering professionals in 2006 was $58,849 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $71,320 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Arizona

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Thus, engineering professionals' salaries grew by 17% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Arizona, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 114%

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Arizona

Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona


The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited engineering schools in Arizona is decreasing. In 2006, 2,195 students graduated from engineering courses in Arizona. And in 2010, 1,507 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona by 31%. 37% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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