Engineering Schools
In Blacksburg, Virginia

Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one engineering school in Blacksburg. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of Blacksburg, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Blacksburg Vs. Virginia Engineering Employment

Blacksburg 640
Virginia 76,560

Exactly 640 of the 46,820 engineering professionals employed in Virginia, work in Blacksburg. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Blacksburg has grown by 21%. As the number of engineering professionals in Blacksburg has increased, overall employment in Blacksburg has also increased.

Blacksburg Vs. Virginia Engineering employment growth

68,880 69,710 73,040 75,980 46,820
530 670 1,040 1,000 640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Blacksburg

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Blacksburg

$66,852 $63,253 $63,518 $66,395 $63,519
$32,970 $35,530 $38,220 $38,820 $38,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Blacksburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Blacksburg

Salaries for engineering professionals in Blacksburg have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $63,519 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Blacksburg. Engineering professionals in Blacksburg made a yearly average salary of $66,852, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Blacksburg.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Blacksburg

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Engineering professionals in Blacksburg earn a median salary of $59,234 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,597 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $88,939 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Blacksburg

Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Blacksburg


There is only one accredited engineering school in the city. Many of Blacksburg's engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Engineering Programs Offered In Blacksburg


Blacksburg's engineering schools offer 40 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Blacksburg


In 2010 approximately 1,405 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Blacksburg, Virginia

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