Engineering Schools
In Colby, Kansas

In Colby, there is only one engineering school where engineering faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of Colby, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Colby Vs. Kansas Engineering Employment

Colby 1,610
Kansas 14,680

Of the 11,600 engineering professionals employed in Kansas, 1,610 work in Colby. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Colby has grown by 5%. As the employment for engineering professionals in Colby has increased, overall employment in Colby has also increased.

Colby Vs. Kansas Engineering employment growth

13,610 14,840 16,750 16,830 11,600
1,540 1,920 1,960 No data 1,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Colby

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Colby

$55,117 $58,482 $58,165 No data $58,000
$29,550 $30,770 $31,550 No data $33,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Colby
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Colby

In Colby, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Colby reportedly earned an average salary of $58,000 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Colby was $55,117 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Colby.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Colby

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Engineering professionals in Colby make a median yearly salary of $56,309. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,191 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $84,338 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Colby

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Colby


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Colby

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There is one degree and certificate program in engineering offered by Colby's engineering school.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Colby

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Engineering Faculty Salaries in Colby, Kansas

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