Engineering Schools
In Ruston, Louisiana

Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one engineering school in Ruston. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering education in Ruston, which includes engineering training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Engineering Employment

Ruston 140
Louisiana 21,590

Exactly 140 of the 20,740 engineering professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Ruston. There has been a 17% growth in the number of engineering professionals in Ruston between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Ruston has decreased.

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Engineering employment growth

18,290 19,500 20,990 22,060 20,740
120 40 30 No data 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Ruston

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Ruston

$58,947 $50,485 $63,810 No data $67,663
$28,130 $29,380 $30,820 No data $33,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Ruston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ruston

As the number of engineering professionals in Ruston has grown, salaries for engineering professionals have also increased. In 2010 Ruston engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $67,663. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Ruston was $58,947 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Ruston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Ruston

10th percentile
$48,388
25th percentile
$54,852
50th percentile
$64,505
75th percentile
$80,335
90th percentile
$93,695

Engineering professionals in Ruston make a median yearly salary of $64,505. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 94%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $48,388 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $93,695 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Ruston

Electrical Engineering
$44,710
Engineering
$67,663
Mechanical Engineering
$70,015
Civil Engineering
$85,910

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Ruston

1

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

Engineering Programs Offered In Ruston

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total11

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

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Ruston

associate
0
bachelor
131
master
69
doctor
11
Certificate
0
Total211

Approximately 211 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Ruston, Louisiana

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