Engineering Schools
In Santa Barbara, California

The city of Santa Barbara has 3 schools 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 Santa Barbara, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Santa Barbara Vs. California Engineering Employment

Santa Barbara 1,850
California 236,270

Exactly 1,850 of California's 167,230 engineering professionals work in Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara Vs. California Engineering employment growth

232,550 244,960 262,690 254,040 167,230
No data No data No data 3,140 1,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Barbara

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Santa Barbara

No data No data No data $80,581 $84,514
No data No data No data $45,310 $47,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Santa Barbara
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Barbara

In 2010 engineering professionals in Santa Barbara reportedly earned an average salary of $84,514 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Santa Barbara is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Santa Barbara

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Engineering professionals make a median salary of $82,162 per year in Santa Barbara. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 107%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $52,144 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $107,712 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Santa Barbara

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Computer Engineering

On average engineering professionals in Santa Barbara earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Santa Barbara.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Santa Barbara


There are 3 accredited engineering schools in the city. Many of Santa Barbara's engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Engineering Programs Offered In Santa Barbara


There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Santa Barbara's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Santa Barbara


Approximately 195 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Santa Barbara, California

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