Engineering Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 2 engineering schools in Lexington. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Lexington, and the future trends. 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


Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Engineering Employment

Lexington 2,160
Kentucky 15,110

Of the 12,310 engineering professionals employed in Kentucky, 2,160 work in Lexington. There has been a 10% growth in the number of engineering professionals in Lexington between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Lexington has also increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Engineering employment growth

12,310 12,510 14,750 14,580 12,310
1,960 2,710 2,890 2,650 2,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$55,548 $63,903 $63,260 $66,212 $60,293
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

As the number of engineering professionals in Lexington has grown, salaries for engineering professionals have also increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Lexington reportedly earned an average salary of $60,293 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Lexington was $55,548 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lexington.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Lexington

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Lexington engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $57,045. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,644 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 139% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Lexington

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Lexington


Many of Lexington's engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited engineering schools in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Lexington


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

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Lexington


In 2010 approximately 556 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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