Engineering Schools
In San Luis Obispo, California

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

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Luis Obispo Vs. California Engineering Employment

San Luis Obispo 800
California 236,270

Of the 167,230 engineering professionals employed in California, 800 work in San Luis Obispo. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Luis Obispo, there has been a 13% growth in the number of engineering professionals. As the number of engineering professionals in San Luis Obispo has increased, overall employment in San Luis Obispo has decreased.

San Luis Obispo Vs. California Engineering employment growth

232,550 244,960 262,690 254,040 167,230
710 950 960 980 800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Luis Obispo

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in San Luis Obispo

$66,444 $68,640 $79,460 $78,114 $79,928
$38,580 $39,290 $41,410 $43,470 $44,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in San Luis Obispo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Luis Obispo

As the number of engineering professionals in San Luis Obispo has grown, salaries for engineering professionals have also increased. San Luis Obispo engineering professionals made $79,928 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for engineering professionals in San Luis Obispo was $66,444 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in San Luis Obispo is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in San Luis Obispo

10th percentile
$48,448
25th percentile
$60,933
50th percentile
$80,507
75th percentile
$94,987
90th percentile
$101,230

Engineering professionals in San Luis Obispo make a median yearly salary of $80,507. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $48,448 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $101,230 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in San Luis Obispo

Civil Engineering
$62,543
Electrical Engineering
$68,160
Engineering
$79,928
Computer Engineering
$84,930
Software Engineering
$84,930
Mechanical Engineering
$88,360

Engineering professional salaries in San Luis Obispo are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in San Luis Obispo

2

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

Engineering Programs Offered In San Luis Obispo

associate
1
bachelor
14
master
6
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total21

There are a total of 21 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by San Luis Obispo's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In San Luis Obispo

associate
5
bachelor
828
master
122
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total955

In 2010 approximately 955 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in San Luis Obispo, California

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