Engineering Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 24 accredited schools where engineering classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering training in Tennessee, which includes engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Austin Peay State University

    601 College St, Clarksville, Tennessee 37044

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  2. Belmont University

    1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757

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  3. Bethel University in McKenzie

    325 Cherry Ave, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201

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  4. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  5. Chattanooga State Community College

    4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406-1097

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  6. Christian Brothers University

    650 E Parkway S, Memphis, Tennessee 38104

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  7. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  8. Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson

    740 Hwy 46, Dickson, Tennessee 37055

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  9. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  10. Hiwassee College

    225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville, Tennessee 37354-4001

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  11. King College

    1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699

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  12. Maryville College

    502 E Lamar Alexander Pky, Maryville, Tennessee 37804-5907

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  13. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  14. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  15. Nashville State Community College

    120 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-4515

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  16. Pellissippi State Community College

    10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37933-0990

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  17. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  18. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  19. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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  20. The University of Tennessee-Martin

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  21. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  22. Tennessee Technological University

    1 William L. Jones Drive, Cookeville, Tennessee 38505-0001

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  23. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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  24. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Engineering Employment

Tennessee 23,490
National 1,704,460

Approximately 2% of the country's engineering professionals work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Tennessee

23,020 22,450 22,170 21,440 20,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, engineering is a shrinking field. In Tennessee, 2,090 less engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 9%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% from 2006 to 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$63,118 $63,343 $64,762 $62,352 $68,028
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by engineering professionals is increasing in Tennessee. In 2006 engineering professionals made a mean salary of $63,118 per year, and in 2010 they made $68,028 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$40,074
25th percentile
$53,538
50th percentile
$66,885
75th percentile
$81,599
90th percentile
$98,404

This represents a 7% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid engineering professionals earning 146% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Tennessee state.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Biomedical Engineering
$66,530
Civil Engineering
$58,400
Computer Engineering
$77,460
Electrical Engineering
$67,730
Engineering
$68,690
Mechanical Engineering
$61,902
Software Engineering
$71,885

In Tennessee, engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Tennessee

associate
5
bachelor
53
master
33
doctor
22
Certificate
5
Total118

The number of students graduating from the 24 accredited engineering schools in Tennessee is decreasing. In 2006, 2,098 students graduated from engineering courses in Tennessee. And in 2010, 1,552 students graduated.

Thus there was a 26% percent decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee. A majority of these graduates, or 45%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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