Engineering Schools
In Evanston, Illinois

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

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


Professional Trends

Evanston Vs. Illinois Engineering Employment

Evanston 29,280
Illinois 54,440

Exactly 29,280 of Illinois' 39,680 engineering professionals work in Evanston. There has been a 34% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Evanston between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Evanston has increased.

Evanston Vs. Illinois Engineering employment growth

64,800 67,250 67,660 67,630 39,680
44,430 46,670 46,740 45,560 29,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Evanston

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Evanston

$67,227 $72,621 $77,444 $75,933 $74,638
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Evanston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Evanston

As the number of engineering professionals in Evanston has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 Evanston engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $74,638. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Evanston made an average salary of $67,227 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Evanston.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Evanston

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Engineering professionals in Evanston earn a median salary of $72,372 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,536 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $103,528 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Evanston

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Evanston


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Evanston


Evanston's engineering schools offer 27 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Evanston


Approximately 572 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Evanston, Illinois

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