Engineering Schools
In Brookings, South Dakota

Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one engineering school in Brookings. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Brookings, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Engineering Employment

Brookings 710
South Dakota 2,490

Of the 2,290 engineering professionals employed in South Dakota, 710 work in Brookings. The number of engineering professionals in Brookings has shrunk by 18% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in Brookings has decreased, overall employment in Brookings has also decreased.

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Engineering employment growth

2,640 2,730 2,870 2,680 2,290
870 920 710 No data 710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Brookings

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Brookings

$54,326 $55,343 $55,545 No data $53,641
$28,800 $29,670 $30,750 No data $32,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Brookings
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Brookings

Salaries for engineering professionals in Brookings have decreased. In 2010 Brookings engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $53,641. The average salary for engineering professionals in Brookings was $54,326 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Brookings.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Brookings

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Engineering professionals in Brookings make a median yearly salary of $51,868. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,614 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 88% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Brookings

Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering

Brookings engineering professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Brookings


Many of Brookings' engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited engineering school in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Brookings


There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Brookings' engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Brookings


Approximately 154 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Brookings, South Dakota

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