Engineering Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

There are 4 engineering schools in Pittsburgh for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of Pittsburgh, which encompasses 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

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Engineering Employment

Pittsburgh 13,390
Pennsylvania 67,310

Exactly 13,390 of the 54,520 engineering professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Pittsburgh. The number of engineering professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Engineering employment growth

61,600 61,520 63,540 64,420 54,520
14,560 15,670 15,620 16,710 13,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$63,804 $64,422 $66,905 $69,892 $71,520
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $71,520 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Pittsburgh. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Pittsburgh was $63,804 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Pittsburgh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Pittsburgh

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Engineering professionals in Pittsburgh earn a median salary of $69,254 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,922 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $99,889 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

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

Pittsburgh engineering professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Pittsburgh


Many of Pittsburgh's engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited engineering schools in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


There are a total of 48 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Pittsburgh's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Pittsburgh


In 2010 approximately 1,149 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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