Engineering Schools
In Richmond, Virginia

There are 2 engineering schools in Richmond for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering education in Richmond, which includes engineering training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Richmond Vs. Virginia Engineering Employment

Richmond 950
Virginia 76,560

Exactly 950 of Virginia's 46,820 engineering professionals work in Richmond. The number of engineering professionals in Richmond has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for engineering professionals in Richmond has increased, overall employment in Richmond has also increased.

Richmond Vs. Virginia Engineering employment growth

68,880 69,710 73,040 75,980 46,820
890 1,150 1,020 No data 950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Richmond

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Richmond

$80,926 $85,928 $98,790 No data $97,942
$37,120 $37,780 $39,600 No data $42,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Richmond
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Richmond

In Richmond, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $97,942 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Richmond. The average salary for engineering professionals in Richmond was $80,926 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Richmond is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Richmond

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

Engineering professionals in Richmond make a median yearly salary of $97,382. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $63,158 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $135,012 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Richmond

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Richmond


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Richmond


Richmond's engineering schools offer 11 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Richmond


Approximately 212 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Richmond, Virginia

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