Engineering Schools
In Chester, Virginia

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


Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Virginia Engineering Employment

Chester 4,910
Virginia 76,560

Exactly 4,910 of the 46,820 engineering professionals employed in Virginia, work in Chester. There has been a 27% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Chester between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for engineering professionals in Chester has decreased, overall employment in Chester has increased.

Chester Vs. Virginia Engineering employment growth

68,880 69,710 73,040 75,980 46,820
6,760 7,210 8,380 8,130 4,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$67,466 $67,959 $68,149 $67,141 $66,761
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

Salaries for engineering professionals in Chester have decreased. Chester engineering professionals made $66,761 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Chester was $67,466 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chester.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Chester

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Engineering professionals in Chester make a median yearly salary of $65,264. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,274 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 112% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Chester

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Software Engineering

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


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Chester

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Chester's engineering school offers one engineering degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Chester

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Engineering Faculty Salaries in Chester, Virginia

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