Engineering Schools
In Reno, Nevada

There are 2 engineering schools in Reno for faculty to choose from. The trends in Reno's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, 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

Reno Vs. Nevada Engineering Employment

Reno 1,380
Nevada 10,380

Exactly 1,380 of Nevada's 9,100 engineering professionals work in Reno. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Reno has shrunk by 17%. As the employment for engineering professionals in Reno has decreased, overall employment in Reno has also decreased.

Reno Vs. Nevada Engineering employment growth

10,620 11,240 11,240 10,970 9,100
1,670 1,990 2,020 2,090 1,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Reno

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Reno

$61,212 $64,959 $67,460 $72,816 $73,525
$37,910 $38,980 $40,110 $41,440 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Reno
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Reno

As the number of engineering professionals in Reno has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 Reno engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $73,525. The average salary for engineering professionals in Reno was $61,212 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Reno is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Reno

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90th percentile

Reno engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $71,575. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,610 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $90,421 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Reno

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Reno


Many of Reno's engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited engineering schools in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Reno


There are a total of 27 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Reno's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Reno


In 2010 approximately 244 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Reno, Nevada

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