Engineering Schools
In Raleigh, North Carolina

There is only one engineering school in Raleigh for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Raleigh, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Engineering Employment

Raleigh 6,770
North Carolina 40,260

Exactly 6,770 of North Carolina's 29,880 engineering professionals work in Raleigh. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Raleigh has shrunk by 19%. Overall employment in Raleigh has also decreased.

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Engineering employment growth

38,580 36,480 43,370 42,990 29,880
8,320 9,670 9,630 9,720 6,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Raleigh

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Raleigh

$61,525 $64,323 $69,708 $71,640 $69,823
$39,370 $40,840 $42,170 $43,370 $44,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Raleigh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Raleigh

Salaries for engineering professionals in Raleigh have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $69,823 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Raleigh. The average salary for engineering professionals in Raleigh was $61,525 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Raleigh.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Raleigh

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Engineering professionals make a median salary of $67,417 per year in Raleigh. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 89%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $44,766 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $84,559 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Raleigh

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Raleigh


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Raleigh


There are a total of 38 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Raleigh's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Raleigh


In 2010 approximately 1,478 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Raleigh, North Carolina

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