Engineering Schools In Oregon

Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 12 accredited engineering schools in Oregon. The trends in Oregon'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


Schools

  1. Central Oregon Community College

    2600 NW College Way, Bend, Oregon 97701

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  2. Clackamas Community College

    19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City, Oregon 97045-8980

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  3. George Fox University

    414 N Meridian St, Newberg, Oregon 97132

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  4. Linn-Benton Community College

    6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, Oregon 97321

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  5. Oregon Health & Science University

    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

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  6. Oregon Institute of Technology

    3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601-8801

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  7. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

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  8. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

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  9. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

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  10. University of Portland

    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

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  11. Southwestern Oregon Community College

    1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420-2193

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  12. Treasure Valley Community College

    650 College Blvd, Ontario, Oregon 97914

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Engineering Employment

Oregon 18,830
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oregon.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Oregon

16,150 20,380 19,470 19,930 16,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, engineering is a growing field. In 2010 there were 370 more engineering professionals working in Oregon than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of engineering professionals has grown by 2%. 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 Oregon

$65,053 $63,772 $71,087 $72,202 $70,568
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by engineering professionals is increasing in Oregon. Engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $65,053 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $70,568 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$46,950
25th percentile
$56,122
50th percentile
$68,355
75th percentile
$82,915
90th percentile
$84,935

Thus, engineering professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 81% pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering in Oregon.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Oregon

Biomedical Engineering
$65,930
Civil Engineering
$58,563
Computer Engineering
$94,320
Electrical Engineering
$75,165
Engineering
$72,708
Mechanical Engineering
$64,342
Software Engineering
$83,125

In Oregon, 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 Oregon

associate
5
bachelor
24
master
21
doctor
11
Certificate
8
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As the number of engineering professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited engineering schools in Oregon state is decreasing. In 2006, 1,409 students graduated from engineering courses in Oregon. And in 2010, 949 students graduated.

Thus there was a 33% percent decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon. Most of these graduates, or 35%, earned an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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