Engineering Schools
In La Plata, Maryland

Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one engineering school in La Plata. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of La Plata, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

La Plata Vs. Maryland Engineering Employment

La Plata 31,750
Maryland 47,150

Exactly 31,750 of Maryland's 34,330 engineering professionals work in La Plata. The number of engineering professionals in La Plata has shrunk by 41% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in La Plata has decreased, overall employment in La Plata has increased.

La Plata Vs. Maryland Engineering employment growth

44,410 46,060 49,390 50,010 34,330
53,710 53,260 54,890 55,810 31,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: La Plata

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in La Plata

$77,587 $79,145 $82,646 $84,299 $85,352
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in La Plata
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in La Plata

Salaries for engineering professionals in La Plata have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in La Plata reportedly earned an average salary of $85,352 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in La Plata was $77,587 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in La Plata is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in La Plata

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Engineering professionals in La Plata make a median yearly salary of $84,099. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,451 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 148% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in La Plata

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

On average engineering professional salaries in La Plata are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in La Plata


There is only one accredited engineering school in the city. Many of La Plata's engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Engineering Programs Offered In La Plata


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by La Plata's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In La Plata


In 2010 approximately 15 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in La Plata, Maryland

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