Engineering Schools
In West Lafayette, Indiana

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

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

West Lafayette Vs. Indiana Engineering Employment

West Lafayette 680
Indiana 30,730

Exactly 680 of the 26,870 engineering professionals employed in Indiana, work in West Lafayette. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in West Lafayette has grown by 10%. As the employment for engineering professionals in West Lafayette has increased, overall employment in West Lafayette has also increased.

West Lafayette Vs. Indiana Engineering employment growth

29,570 29,100 31,650 30,500 26,870
620 590 890 830 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: West Lafayette

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in West Lafayette

$64,350 $67,935 $65,089 $77,137 $82,190
$36,230 $36,230 $37,650 $38,460 $39,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in West Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Lafayette

As the number of engineering professionals in West Lafayette has grown, salaries for engineering professionals have also increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in West Lafayette reportedly earned an average salary of $82,190 per year. The average salary for engineering professionals in West Lafayette was $64,350 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in West Lafayette is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in West Lafayette

10th percentile
$51,120
25th percentile
$62,508
50th percentile
$75,452
75th percentile
$98,612
90th percentile
$130,932

Engineering professionals in West Lafayette make a median yearly salary of $75,452. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $51,120 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 156% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in West Lafayette

Software Engineering
$72,220
Computer Engineering
$72,220
Civil Engineering
$74,070
Mechanical Engineering
$75,795
Engineering
$82,190

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in West Lafayette

1

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

Engineering Programs Offered In West Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
12
master
10
doctor
10
Certificate
1
Total33

There are a total of 33 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by West Lafayette's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In West Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
1,125
master
304
doctor
141
Certificate
1
Total1,571

Approximately 1,571 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in West Lafayette, Indiana

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