Engineering Schools
In Tucson, Arizona

In Tucson, there is only one engineering school where engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Tucson, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Tucson Vs. Arizona Engineering Employment

Tucson 3,310
Arizona 34,300

Exactly 3,310 of Arizona's 25,640 engineering professionals work in Tucson. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tucson, there has been a 5% decline in the number of engineering professionals. As the number of engineering professionals in Tucson has decreased, overall employment in Tucson has also decreased.

Tucson Vs. Arizona Engineering employment growth

36,790 37,720 37,940 33,100 25,640
3,480 7,620 7,620 6,860 3,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tucson

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Tucson

$55,735 $63,929 $63,687 $66,674 $68,305
$36,420 $37,860 $39,650 $40,870 $42,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Tucson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tucson

In Tucson, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Tucson reportedly earned an average salary of $68,305 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Tucson made an average salary of $55,735 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Tucson is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Tucson

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Engineering professionals make a median salary of $65,356 per year in Tucson. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,246 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $92,240 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Tucson

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Tucson


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Tucson


Tucson's engineering schools offer 38 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Tucson


Approximately 490 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Tucson, Arizona

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