Engineering Schools
In Minneapolis, Minnesota

The city of Minneapolis has 3 schools where engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Minneapolis, 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

Minneapolis Vs. Minnesota Engineering Employment

Minneapolis 20,390
Minnesota 35,130

Exactly 20,390 of Minnesota's 27,450 engineering professionals work in Minneapolis. Between 2006 and 2010, in Minneapolis, there has been a 22% decline in the number of engineering professionals. As the number of engineering professionals in Minneapolis has decreased, overall employment in Minneapolis has increased.

Minneapolis Vs. Minnesota Engineering employment growth

34,980 38,830 38,380 36,470 27,450
26,050 28,590 28,140 26,740 20,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Minnesota
  • Dark Yellow: Minneapolis

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Minneapolis

$65,607 $69,148 $71,704 $71,876 $71,430
$44,980 $46,410 $47,860 $48,670 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Minneapolis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Minneapolis

Salaries for engineering professionals in Minneapolis have increased. Minneapolis engineering professionals made $71,430 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for engineering professionals in Minneapolis was $65,607 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Minneapolis.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Minneapolis

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Engineering professionals in Minneapolis earn a median salary of $70,092 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $49,317 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 83% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Minneapolis

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Minneapolis


Many of Minneapolis' engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited engineering schools in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Minneapolis


There are a total of 39 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Minneapolis' engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Minneapolis


Approximately 921 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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