Engineering Schools
In Hickory, North Carolina

The city of Hickory has 2 schools 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 Hickory, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Engineering Employment

Hickory 450
North Carolina 40,260

Exactly 450 of the 29,880 engineering professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Hickory. There has been a 26% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Hickory between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for engineering professionals in Hickory has decreased, overall employment in Hickory has also decreased.

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Engineering employment growth

38,580 36,480 43,370 42,990 29,880
610 720 710 580 450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Hickory

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Hickory

$56,395 $59,244 $60,870 $61,551 $58,839
$31,780 $33,060 $34,190 $35,020 $35,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Hickory
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hickory

Salaries for engineering professionals in Hickory have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,839 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Hickory. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Hickory was $56,395 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Hickory is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Hickory

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Engineering professionals in Hickory earn a median salary of $57,333 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,056 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 108% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Hickory

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Hickory


There are 2 accredited engineering schools in the city. Many of Hickory's engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Engineering Programs Offered In Hickory


Hickory's engineering schools offer 2 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Hickory


Approximately 4 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Hickory, North Carolina

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