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Civil Engineering Schools
In Boulder, Colorado

The city of Boulder has only one school where civil engineering faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in civil engineering in the city of Boulder, which encompasses civil engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boulder Vs. Colorado Civil Engineering Employment

Boulder 420
Colorado 10,780

Of the 10,780 civil engineering professionals employed in Colorado, 420 work in Boulder. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of civil engineering professionals in Boulder has shrunk by 30%. As the employment for civil engineering professionals in Boulder has decreased, overall employment in Boulder has also decreased.

Boulder Vs. Colorado Civil Engineering employment growth

12,000 11,730 11,550 11,890 10,780
600 740 590 620 420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Boulder

Civil Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Boulder

$56,540 $56,653 $60,493 $62,373 $62,167
$48,930 $50,780 $53,050 $53,640 $53,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering in Boulder
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boulder

In Boulder, salaries for civil engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 civil engineering professionals in Boulder reportedly earned an average salary of $62,167 per year. The average salary for civil engineering professionals in Boulder was $56,540 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of civil engineering professionals in Boulder is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Boulder

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Civil engineering professionals in Boulder make a median yearly salary of $60,497. The 10% of civil engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,727 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $85,390 per year.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Boulder

Civil Engineering
Construction Management

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

Educational Trends

Civil Engineering schools in Boulder


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

Civil Engineering Programs Offered In Boulder


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in civil engineering offered by Boulder's civil engineering schools.

Student Completed Civil Engineering Degrees In Boulder


In 2010 approximately 115 students completed civil engineering courses.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Boulder, Colorado

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