Engineering Schools
In Decatur, Illinois

The city of Decatur has only one school where engineering faculty can find employment. 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 associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Decatur Vs. Illinois Engineering Employment

Decatur 240
Illinois 54,440

Of the 39,680 engineering professionals employed in Illinois, 240 work in Decatur. The number of engineering professionals in Decatur has grown by 167% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in Decatur has increased, overall employment in Decatur has also increased.

Decatur Vs. Illinois Engineering employment growth

64,800 67,250 67,660 67,630 39,680
90 1,920 2,050 550 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Decatur

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Decatur

$61,377 $75,276 $81,083 $84,387 $69,352
$34,660 $42,740 $44,780 $46,400 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Decatur
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Decatur

In Decatur, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 Decatur engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $69,352. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Decatur was $61,377 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

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Engineering professionals in Decatur earn a median salary of $67,888 per year. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 110%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $45,360 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $95,360 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Decatur

Electrical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Decatur


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Decatur


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

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Decatur


Approximately 2 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Decatur, Illinois

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