Engineering Schools
In Wichita, Kansas

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

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wichita Vs. Kansas Engineering Employment

Wichita 2,400
Kansas 14,680

Exactly 2,400 of Kansas' 11,600 engineering professionals work in Wichita. Between 2006 and 2010, in Wichita, there has been a 18% decline in the number of engineering professionals. As the employment for engineering professionals in Wichita has decreased, overall employment in Wichita has increased.

Wichita Vs. Kansas Engineering employment growth

13,610 14,840 16,750 16,830 11,600
2,940 4,300 5,500 3,340 2,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Wichita

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Wichita

$60,245 $64,045 $66,165 $70,618 $68,811
$35,760 $36,710 $38,350 $39,110 $39,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Wichita
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wichita

Salaries for engineering professionals in Wichita have increased. In 2010 Wichita engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $68,811. The average salary for engineering professionals in Wichita was $60,245 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Wichita is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Wichita

10th percentile
$43,862
25th percentile
$55,232
50th percentile
$69,616
75th percentile
$82,025
90th percentile
$94,319

Wichita engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $69,616. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,862 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 115% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Wichita

Civil Engineering
$44,823
Electrical Engineering
$62,820
Mechanical Engineering
$66,222
Software Engineering
$68,500
Engineering
$68,811
Computer Engineering
$77,745

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Wichita

1

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

Engineering Programs Offered In Wichita

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
4
doctor
3
Certificate
1
Total13

Wichita's engineering schools offer 13 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Wichita

associate
0
bachelor
137
master
63
doctor
6
Certificate
16
Total222

In 2010 approximately 222 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Wichita, Kansas

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