Engineering Schools
In Irvine, California

Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one engineering school in Irvine. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Irvine, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Irvine Vs. California Engineering Employment

Irvine 18,000
California 236,270

Exactly 18,000 of California's 167,230 engineering professionals work in Irvine. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Irvine has shrunk by 28%. As the number of engineering professionals in Irvine has decreased, overall employment in Irvine has also decreased.

Irvine Vs. California Engineering employment growth

232,550 244,960 262,690 254,040 167,230
24,930 26,050 29,030 27,510 18,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Irvine

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Irvine

$70,251 $71,991 $76,173 $75,788 $78,696
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Irvine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Irvine

As the number of engineering professionals in Irvine has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $78,696 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Irvine. Engineering professionals in Irvine made a yearly average salary of $70,251, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Irvine.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Irvine

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Engineering professionals in Irvine make a median yearly salary of $76,485. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $48,017 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $106,749 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Irvine

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

Engineering professional salaries in Irvine are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Irvine


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Irvine


There are a total of 22 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Irvine's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Irvine


In 2010 approximately 565 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Irvine, California

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