Engineering Schools
In Indianapolis, Indiana

The city of Indianapolis has 2 schools where engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Indianapolis, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Indianapolis Vs. Indiana Engineering Employment

Indianapolis 7,470
Indiana 30,730

Exactly 7,470 of the 26,870 engineering professionals employed in Indiana, work in Indianapolis. The number of engineering professionals in Indianapolis has shrunk by 25% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Indianapolis has increased.

Indianapolis Vs. Indiana Engineering employment growth

29,570 29,100 31,650 30,500 26,870
9,930 9,340 9,060 10,100 7,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: Indianapolis

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Indianapolis

$57,487 $61,375 $60,817 $62,422 $61,266
$38,250 $39,840 $41,420 $41,900 $42,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Indianapolis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Indianapolis

As the number of engineering professionals in Indianapolis has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Indianapolis reportedly earned an average salary of $61,266 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Indianapolis made an average salary of $57,487 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Indianapolis.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Indianapolis

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Indianapolis engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $58,551. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 107%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,519 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,990 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Indianapolis

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

On average engineering professionals in Indianapolis earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Indianapolis.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Indianapolis


Many of Indianapolis' engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited engineering schools in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Indianapolis


Indianapolis' engineering schools offer 8 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Indianapolis


Approximately 127 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana

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