Engineering Schools
In Houghton, Michigan

In Houghton, there is only one engineering 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 Houghton, which includes engineering training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Houghton Vs. Michigan Engineering Employment

Houghton 1,140
Michigan 84,630

Of the 78,190 engineering professionals employed in Michigan, 1,140 work in Houghton. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Houghton has grown by 61%. Overall employment in Houghton has also increased.

Houghton Vs. Michigan Engineering employment growth

60,650 102,380 94,520 86,280 78,190
710 700 950 No data 1,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Houghton

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Houghton

$57,154 $52,700 $56,476 No data $58,054
$32,880 $33,590 $34,910 No data $36,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Houghton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Houghton

Salaries for engineering professionals in Houghton have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,054 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Houghton. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Houghton was $57,154 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Houghton.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Houghton

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Engineering professionals in Houghton make a median yearly salary of $56,337. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,816 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 127% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Houghton

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Houghton


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Houghton


There are a total of 24 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Houghton's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Houghton


Approximately 668 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Houghton, Michigan

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