Engineering Schools
In Las Vegas, Nevada

The city of Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Engineering Employment

Las Vegas 5,130
Nevada 10,380

Of the 9,100 engineering professionals employed in Nevada, 5,130 work in Las Vegas. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Las Vegas has shrunk by 8%. Overall employment in Las Vegas has also decreased.

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Engineering employment growth

10,620 11,240 11,240 10,970 9,100
5,570 6,530 6,800 6,270 5,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Las Vegas

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Las Vegas

$69,160 $70,182 $71,370 $73,833 $75,860
$35,510 $37,020 $38,720 $40,070 $40,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Las Vegas
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Vegas

In Las Vegas, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 Las Vegas engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $75,860. The average salary for engineering professionals in Las Vegas was $69,160 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Las Vegas is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Las Vegas

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Engineering professionals make a median salary of $73,807 per year in Las Vegas. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,525 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $99,828 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Las Vegas

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Las Vegas


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Las Vegas


Las Vegas' engineering schools offer 10 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Las Vegas


Approximately 126 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada

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