Engineering Schools
In Chester, Pennsylvania

There is only one engineering school in Chester for faculty to choose from. The trends in Chester's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Engineering Employment

Chester 17,260
Pennsylvania 67,310

Of the 54,520 engineering professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 17,260 work in Chester. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Chester has shrunk by 27%. Overall employment in Chester has increased.

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Engineering employment growth

61,600 61,520 63,540 64,420 54,520
23,670 22,200 23,500 23,400 17,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$65,440 $70,859 $73,423 $74,410 $74,313
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

In Chester, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $74,313 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Chester. The average salary for engineering professionals in Chester was $65,440 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chester.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Chester

10th percentile
$44,764
25th percentile
$55,400
50th percentile
$71,170
75th percentile
$91,093
90th percentile
$98,312

Engineering professionals in Chester make a median yearly salary of $71,170. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,764 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 120% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Chester

Civil Engineering
$61,077
Mechanical Engineering
$70,792
Engineering
$74,313
Electrical Engineering
$74,670
Biomedical Engineering
$85,230
Computer Engineering
$87,770
Software Engineering
$89,810

On average engineering professional salaries in Chester are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Chester

1

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

Engineering Programs Offered In Chester

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Chester's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Chester

associate
0
bachelor
43
master
16
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total59

Approximately 59 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Chester, Pennsylvania

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