Engineering Schools In Idaho

In Idaho, there are 8 accredited schools where engineering classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Idaho's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:

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


  1. Boise State University

    1910 University Dr, Boise, Idaho 83725

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  2. Idaho State University

    921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83209

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  3. University of Idaho

    875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2282

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Lewis-Clark State College

    500 8th Ave, Lewiston, Idaho 83501-2698

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  5. North Idaho College

    1000 West Garden Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-2199

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  6. Northwest Nazarene University

    623 S. Holly St, Nampa, Idaho 83686-5897

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  7. Brigham Young University-Idaho

    525 S Center, Rexburg, Idaho 83460

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  8. College of Southern Idaho

    315 Falls Ave., Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

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Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Engineering Employment

Idaho 6,710
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Idaho.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Idaho

8,400 6,660 9,420 9,210 6,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of engineering professionals is shrinking in Idaho. There were 1,690 less engineering professionals working in Idaho in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 20%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% from 2006 to 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Idaho

$57,919 $63,576 $69,691 $69,627 $70,649
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of engineering professionals is declining, the salaries paid to engineering professionals are increasing in Idaho. In 2006 engineering professionals made a mean salary of $57,919 per year, and in 2010 they made $70,649 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Idaho

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Thus, engineering professionals' salaries grew by 18% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Idaho, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 117%

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Idaho

Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering

In Idaho, engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Idaho


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited engineering schools in Idaho is decreasing. In 2006 there were 723 engineering graduates from engineering courses in Idaho and in 2010 there were 443 graduates.

Thus there was a 39% percent decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Idaho. A majority of these graduates, or 37%, graduated with an master's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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