Engineering Schools
In Charlotte, North Carolina

Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 4 engineering schools in Charlotte. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering education in Charlotte, 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

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Engineering Employment

Charlotte 7,370
North Carolina 40,260

Exactly 7,370 of the 29,880 engineering professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Charlotte. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Charlotte has shrunk by 3%. As the number of engineering professionals in Charlotte has decreased, overall employment in Charlotte has increased.

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Engineering employment growth

38,580 36,480 43,370 42,990 29,880
7,570 9,950 9,310 9,720 7,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charlotte

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Charlotte

$61,820 $64,655 $65,507 $69,194 $68,112
$39,710 $41,200 $42,490 $43,890 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Charlotte
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charlotte

Salaries for engineering professionals in Charlotte have increased. Charlotte engineering professionals made $68,112 per year, on average, in 2010. Engineering professionals in Charlotte made a yearly average salary of $61,820, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Charlotte.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Charlotte

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Engineering professionals make a median salary of $65,804 per year in Charlotte. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,937 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 129% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Charlotte

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering

On average engineering professionals in Charlotte earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Charlotte.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Charlotte


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Charlotte


Charlotte's engineering schools offer 11 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Charlotte


Approximately 246 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina

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