Engineering Schools
In Lincoln, Nebraska

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

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Engineering Employment

Lincoln 1,310
Nebraska 8,360

Exactly 1,310 of the 5,670 engineering professionals employed in Nebraska, work in Lincoln. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lincoln, there has been a 11% decline in the number of engineering professionals. Overall employment in Lincoln has also decreased.

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Engineering employment growth

7,500 7,640 8,510 8,720 5,670
1,480 1,460 1,700 1,630 1,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nebraska
  • Dark Yellow: Lincoln

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Lincoln

$59,151 $56,494 $55,247 $60,422 $62,958
$35,110 $35,970 $37,060 $37,730 $39,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Lincoln
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lincoln

In Lincoln, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Lincoln reportedly earned an average salary of $62,958 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Lincoln made an average salary of $59,151 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lincoln.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Lincoln

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Lincoln engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $61,583. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 120%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,310 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $88,758 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Lincoln

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Lincoln


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Lincoln


Lincoln's engineering schools offer 21 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Lincoln


In 2010 approximately 419 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Lincoln, Nebraska

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