Engineering Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

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

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Engineering Employment

Columbia 300
Missouri 23,260

Exactly 300 of Missouri's 18,810 engineering professionals work in Columbia. There has been a 20% growth in the number of engineering professionals in Columbia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Engineering employment growth

24,420 24,820 27,000 26,580 18,810
250 390 340 300 300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$66,485 $58,363 $65,242 $64,802 $71,940
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for engineering professionals in Columbia have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Columbia reportedly earned an average salary of $71,940 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Columbia made an average salary of $66,485 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Columbia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Columbia

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Engineering professionals make a median salary of $70,295 per year in Columbia. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 151%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,242 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $105,952 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Columbia

Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Columbia


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Columbia


Columbia's engineering schools offer 19 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 358 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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