Engineering Schools In Kentucky

Kentucky has 23 accredited engineering schools where engineering faculty who teach engineering classes can find employment. The trends in Kentucky'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


Schools

  1. Asbury University

    1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390-1198

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  2. Bellarmine University

    2001 Newburg Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-0671

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  3. Bowling Green Technical College

    1845 Loop Dr, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-3601

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  4. Brescia University

    717 Frederica St, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301-3023

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  5. Bluegrass Community and Technical College

    470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40506

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  6. University of the Cumberlands

    6191 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

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  7. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  8. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    600 College Street Rd, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701-3081

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  9. Henderson Community College

    2660 S Green St, Henderson, Kentucky 42420-4699

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  10. Hopkinsville Community College

    720 North Dr, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42241-2100

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  11. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

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  12. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

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  13. Lindsey Wilson College

    210 Lindsey Wilson St, Columbia, Kentucky 42728-1223

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  14. University of Louisville

    2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, Kentucky 40292-0001

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  15. Madisonville Community College

    2000 College Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431-9199

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  16. Maysville Community and Technical College

    1755 U.S. Hwy 68, Maysville, Kentucky 41056

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  17. Morehead State University

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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  18. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

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  19. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

    4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-7380

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  20. Big Sandy Community and Technical College

    One Bert Combs Dr, Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653

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  21. Somerset Community College

    808 Monticello Street, Somerset, Kentucky 42501-2973

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  22. Western Kentucky University

    1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000

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  23. Owensboro Community and Technical College

    4800 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Engineering Employment

Kentucky 15,110
National 1,704,460

Approximately 1% of the country's engineering professionals work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Kentucky

12,310 12,510 14,750 14,580 12,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Engineering is a shrinking field in Kentucky. Thus, in Kentucky, this field has shrunk by 0% in four years. This is slower than the trend for engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% between 2006 and 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$58,337 $63,786 $65,156 $66,021 $64,754
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by engineering professionals is increasing in Kentucky. Engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $58,337 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $64,754 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$37,473
25th percentile
$48,618
50th percentile
$63,095
75th percentile
$79,715
90th percentile
$96,598

Thus, engineering professionals' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 158% pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering in Kentucky.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Civil Engineering
$51,513
Computer Engineering
$78,690
Electrical Engineering
$70,620
Engineering
$65,699
Mechanical Engineering
$55,776
Software Engineering
$73,018

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
12
bachelor
20
master
17
doctor
12
Certificate
19
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The number of students graduating from the 23 accredited engineering schools in Kentucky is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,654 engineering graduates from engineering courses in Kentucky and in 2010 there were 1,785 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky by 8%. 25% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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