Engineering Schools
In Petersburg, Virginia

The city of Petersburg has only one school where engineering faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering education in Petersburg, which includes engineering training at the engineering bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Engineering Employment

Petersburg 4,910
Virginia 76,560

Exactly 4,910 of the 46,820 engineering professionals employed in Virginia, work in Petersburg. Between 2006 and 2010, in Petersburg, there has been a 27% decline in the number of engineering professionals. As the number of engineering professionals in Petersburg has decreased, overall employment in Petersburg has increased.

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Engineering employment growth

68,880 69,710 73,040 75,980 46,820
6,760 7,210 8,380 8,130 4,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Petersburg

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Petersburg

$67,466 $67,959 $68,149 $67,141 $66,761
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Petersburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Petersburg

As the number of engineering professionals in Petersburg has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $66,761 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Petersburg. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Petersburg was $67,466 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Petersburg.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Petersburg

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Engineering professionals in Petersburg earn a median salary of $65,264 per year. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 112%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $44,274 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $93,850 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Petersburg

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

On average engineering professionals in Petersburg earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Petersburg.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Petersburg


Many of Petersburg's engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited engineering school in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Petersburg


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Petersburg's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Petersburg


In 2010 approximately 14 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Petersburg, Virginia

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