Engineering Schools
In Lexington, Virginia

There are 2 engineering schools in Lexington for faculty to choose from. The trends in Lexington's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes engineering training at the engineering bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Virginia Engineering Employment

Lexington 590
Virginia 76,560

Exactly 590 of the 46,820 engineering professionals employed in Virginia, work in Lexington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lexington, there has been a 6% decline in the number of engineering professionals. As the number of engineering professionals in Lexington has decreased, overall employment in Lexington has increased.

Lexington Vs. Virginia Engineering employment growth

68,880 69,710 73,040 75,980 46,820
630 610 610 No data 590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$56,541 $64,201 $67,973 No data $61,117
$31,580 $32,660 $33,980 No data $35,410
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 shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $61,117 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Lexington. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Lexington made an average salary of $56,541 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 $58,353. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,667 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 106% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Lexington

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering

Lexington engineering professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

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


Lexington's engineering schools offer 3 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Lexington


Approximately 74 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Virginia

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