Engineering Schools In Nevada

There are 5 accredited engineering schools in Nevada for faculty who teach engineering classes to choose from. The trends in Nevada's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. 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


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Western Nevada College

    2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, Nevada 89703-7399

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Engineering Employment

Nevada 10,380
National 1,704,460

Approximately 1% of the country's engineering professionals work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Nevada

10,620 11,240 11,240 10,970 9,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, engineering is a shrinking field. In Nevada, 1,520 less engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 14%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% from 2006 to 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$64,328 $66,388 $69,288 $73,106 $74,166
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nevada, as the number of engineering professionals is declining, the salaries earned by engineering professionals are increasing. In 2006 engineering professionals made a mean salary of $64,328 per year, and in 2010 they made $74,166 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Nevada

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Thus, engineering professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Nevada, 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 97%

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Nevada

Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering

In Nevada, engineering professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of engineering professionals is decreasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited engineering schools in Nevada state is decreasing. In Nevada, there were 537 graduates in 2006. And there were 374 graduates from engineering courses in 2010.

This represents a 30% decrease in the number of engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Nevada state. 33% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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