Engineering Schools
In Iowa City, Iowa

In Iowa City, 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 Iowa City, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Iowa City Vs. Iowa Engineering Employment

Iowa City 280
Iowa 11,870

Of the 9,780 engineering professionals employed in Iowa, 280 work in Iowa City. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Iowa City has shrunk by 24%. As the employment for engineering professionals in Iowa City has decreased, overall employment in Iowa City has also decreased.

Iowa City Vs. Iowa Engineering employment growth

11,960 13,230 13,070 12,940 9,780
370 240 220 220 280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Iowa City

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Iowa City

$56,888 $66,185 $69,515 $68,810 $67,513
$35,420 $37,480 $38,940 $40,390 $41,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Iowa City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Iowa City

Salaries for engineering professionals in Iowa City have increased. Iowa City engineering professionals made $67,513 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for engineering professionals in Iowa City was $56,888 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Iowa City.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Iowa City

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Engineering professionals make a median salary of $63,020 per year in Iowa City. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,443 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $98,390 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Iowa City

Computer Engineering
Software Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering

On average engineering professionals in Iowa City earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Iowa City.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Iowa City


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Iowa City


There are a total of 19 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Iowa City's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Iowa City


In 2010 approximately 366 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Iowa City, Iowa

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