Engineering Schools
In Somerset, Kentucky

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

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Somerset Vs. Kentucky Engineering Employment

Somerset 680
Kentucky 15,110

Exactly 680 of the 12,310 engineering professionals employed in Kentucky, work in Somerset. There has been a 13% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Somerset between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in Somerset has decreased, overall employment in Somerset has increased.

Somerset Vs. Kentucky Engineering employment growth

12,310 12,510 14,750 14,580 12,310
780 670 640 No data 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Somerset

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Somerset

$63,937 $62,423 $63,886 No data $62,337
$28,350 $29,770 $31,040 No data $32,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Somerset
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Somerset

As the number of engineering professionals in Somerset has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Somerset engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,337. The average salary for engineering professionals in Somerset was $63,937 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of engineering professionals in Somerset is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Somerset

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Engineering professionals in Somerset make a median yearly salary of $61,734. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 99%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,989 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $83,557 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Somerset

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering

On average engineering professionals in Somerset earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Somerset.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Somerset


There is only one accredited engineering school in the city. Many of Somerset's engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Engineering Programs Offered In Somerset


Somerset's engineering schools offer 3 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Somerset


In 2010 approximately 40 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Somerset, Kentucky

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