Engineering Schools
In Decatur, Georgia

There is only one engineering school in Decatur for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering education in Decatur, which includes engineering training at the engineering bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Decatur Vs. Georgia Engineering Employment

Decatur 17,340
Georgia 35,560

Of the 26,330 engineering professionals employed in Georgia, 17,340 work in Decatur. There has been a 36% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Decatur between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in Decatur has decreased, overall employment in Decatur has increased.

Decatur Vs. Georgia Engineering employment growth

38,800 38,050 37,570 36,830 26,330
27,210 28,080 27,410 26,390 17,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Decatur

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Decatur

$61,669 $64,653 $66,041 $68,691 $66,475
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Decatur
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Decatur

As the number of engineering professionals in Decatur has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 Decatur engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $66,475. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Decatur was $61,669 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Decatur is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Decatur

10th percentile
$41,219
25th percentile
$51,110
50th percentile
$64,239
75th percentile
$79,844
90th percentile
$96,798

Engineering professionals make a median salary of $64,239 per year in Decatur. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 135%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,219 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $96,798 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Decatur

Civil Engineering
$56,287
Mechanical Engineering
$63,230
Engineering
$66,475
Biomedical Engineering
$71,770
Electrical Engineering
$72,050
Software Engineering
$91,440
Computer Engineering
$98,365

Engineering professional salaries in Decatur are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Decatur

1

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

Engineering Programs Offered In Decatur

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Decatur

associate
0
bachelor
30
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total30

In 2010 approximately 30 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Decatur, Georgia

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