Engineering Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

The city of Birmingham has 4 schools where engineering faculty can find employment. The trends in Birmingham's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which 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


Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Engineering Employment

Birmingham 610
Alabama 25,660

Exactly 610 of the 21,550 engineering professionals employed in Alabama, work in Birmingham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Birmingham, there has been a 20% growth in the number of engineering professionals. Overall employment in Birmingham has decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Engineering employment growth

25,690 26,910 27,480 26,680 21,550
510 960 940 No data 610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$52,990 $56,880 $57,582 No data $62,614
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

Salaries for engineering professionals in Birmingham have increased. Birmingham engineering professionals made $62,614 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for engineering professionals in Birmingham was $52,990 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Birmingham is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Birmingham

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Birmingham engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $59,278. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 104%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,796 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $87,328 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Engineering professional salaries in Birmingham are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Birmingham


There are 4 accredited engineering schools in the city. Many of Birmingham's engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Engineering Programs Offered In Birmingham


There are a total of 17 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Birmingham's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Birmingham


Approximately 249 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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