Engineering Schools
In Princeton, New Jersey

Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one engineering school in Princeton. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of Princeton, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Princeton Vs. New Jersey Engineering Employment

Princeton 2,070
New Jersey 41,110

Exactly 2,070 of New Jersey's 29,750 engineering professionals work in Princeton. Between 2006 and 2010, in Princeton, there has been a 34% decline in the number of engineering professionals. As the number of engineering professionals in Princeton has decreased, overall employment in Princeton has also decreased.

Princeton Vs. New Jersey Engineering employment growth

43,220 46,170 46,290 44,750 29,750
3,130 3,100 3,230 3,200 2,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Princeton

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Princeton

$71,338 $77,060 $74,759 $80,850 $77,897
$49,020 $51,010 $52,870 $55,090 $56,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Princeton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Princeton

As the number of engineering professionals in Princeton has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Princeton reportedly earned an average salary of $77,897 per year. Engineering professionals in Princeton made a yearly average salary of $71,338, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Princeton is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Princeton

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Engineering professionals in Princeton earn a median salary of $75,871 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,699 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $94,910 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Princeton

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Princeton


There is only one accredited engineering school in the city. Many of Princeton's engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Engineering Programs Offered In Princeton


There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Princeton's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Princeton


Approximately 235 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Princeton, New Jersey

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