Engineering Schools
In Golden, Colorado

In Golden, 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 Golden, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Golden Vs. Colorado Engineering Employment

Golden 14,730
Colorado 40,550

Exactly 14,730 of the 26,740 engineering professionals employed in Colorado, work in Golden. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Golden has shrunk by 24%. As the employment for engineering professionals in Golden has decreased, overall employment in Golden has increased.

Golden Vs. Colorado Engineering employment growth

37,500 41,540 43,580 44,490 26,740
19,370 22,560 22,650 25,490 14,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Golden

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Golden

$70,242 $73,909 $76,165 $76,346 $75,254
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Golden
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Golden

In Golden, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $75,254 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Golden. Engineering professionals in Golden made a yearly average salary of $70,242, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Golden is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Golden

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Engineering professionals in Golden make a median yearly salary of $72,601. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,718 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $105,057 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Golden

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

Golden engineering professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Golden


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Golden


There are a total of 25 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Golden's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Golden


Approximately 825 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Golden, Colorado

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