Engineering Schools In Louisiana

Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited engineering schools in Louisiana. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the state of Louisiana, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Grambling State University

    403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. McNeese State University

    4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of New Orleans

    2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Tulane University of Louisiana

    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Baton Rouge Community College

    201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Engineering Employment

Louisiana 21,590
National 1,704,460

Approximately 2% of the country's engineering professionals work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Louisiana

18,290 19,500 20,990 22,060 20,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Louisiana, engineering is a growing field. There were 2,450 more engineering professionals working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of engineering has grown by 13% in Louisiana. This growth is slower than the national trend for engineering professionals which shows a 23% decrease in the number of engineering professionals working around the nation.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$62,803 $65,298 $67,691 $70,426 $73,659
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to engineering professionals are growing in Louisiana. In 2006 engineering professionals made a mean salary of $62,803 per year, and in 2010 they made $73,659 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$44,402
25th percentile
$54,325
50th percentile
$70,039
75th percentile
$89,474
90th percentile
$98,114

Thus, engineering professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Louisiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 121%

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Biomedical Engineering
$52,740
Civil Engineering
$62,130
Computer Engineering
$76,710
Electrical Engineering
$70,850
Engineering
$73,810
Mechanical Engineering
$67,726
Software Engineering
$73,045

In Louisiana, engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Louisiana

associate
2
bachelor
32
master
23
doctor
11
Certificate
0
Total68

The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited engineering schools in Louisiana is decreasing. In Louisiana, there were 1,953 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,145 graduates from engineering courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana by 41%. A majority of these graduates, or 47%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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