Engineering Schools
In Stanford, California

There is only one engineering school in Stanford for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering education in Stanford, which includes engineering training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Stanford Vs. California Engineering Employment

Stanford 24,590
California 236,270

Exactly 24,590 of the 167,230 engineering professionals employed in California, work in Stanford. There has been a 48% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Stanford between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Stanford has also decreased.

Stanford Vs. California Engineering employment growth

232,550 244,960 262,690 254,040 167,230
47,450 46,950 53,160 50,720 24,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Stanford

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Stanford

$78,525 $84,354 $88,931 $91,082 $86,734
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Stanford
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Stanford

In Stanford, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. Stanford engineering professionals made $86,734 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Stanford made an average salary of $78,525 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Stanford.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Stanford

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Engineering professionals in Stanford make a median yearly salary of $84,807. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 97%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $56,384 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $111,354 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Stanford

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

On average engineering professional salaries in Stanford are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Stanford


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Stanford


There are a total of 27 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Stanford's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Stanford


In 2010 approximately 973 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Stanford, California

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