Engineering Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There are 4 engineering schools in Portland for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering education in Portland, which 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

Portland Vs. Oregon Engineering Employment

Portland 14,100
Oregon 18,830

Exactly 14,100 of the 16,520 engineering professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Portland has grown by 12%. As the employment for engineering professionals in Portland has increased, overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Engineering employment growth

16,150 20,380 19,470 19,930 16,520
12,590 16,780 16,690 17,110 14,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$64,680 $67,576 $75,298 $75,335 $74,702
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of engineering professionals in Portland has grown, salaries for engineering professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $74,702 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Portland. Engineering professionals in Portland made a yearly average salary of $64,680, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Portland is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Portland

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Portland engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $72,762. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $49,432 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $98,727 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Portland

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Portland


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's engineering schools offer 21 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Portland


In 2010 approximately 294 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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