Engineering Schools
In Roanoke, Virginia

In Roanoke, there is only one engineering school where engineering faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of Roanoke, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Roanoke Vs. Virginia Engineering Employment

Roanoke 960
Virginia 76,560

Of the 46,820 engineering professionals employed in Virginia, 960 work in Roanoke. There has been a 30% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Roanoke between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in Roanoke has decreased, overall employment in Roanoke has increased.

Roanoke Vs. Virginia Engineering employment growth

68,880 69,710 73,040 75,980 46,820
1,370 1,270 940 1,030 960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Roanoke

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Roanoke

$62,697 $70,987 $66,009 $61,569 $60,068
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Roanoke
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Roanoke

Salaries for engineering professionals in Roanoke have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $60,068 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Roanoke. The average salary for engineering professionals in Roanoke was $62,697 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of engineering professionals in Roanoke is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Roanoke

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Engineering professionals make a median salary of $58,414 per year in Roanoke. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,540 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 118% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Roanoke

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Roanoke


Many of Roanoke's engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited engineering school in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Roanoke


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Roanoke's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Roanoke


In 2010 approximately 20 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Roanoke, Virginia

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