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Civil Engineering Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

The city of Detroit has 2 schools where civil engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the civil engineering academic community in Detroit, and the future trends. Academia in civil engineering includes civil engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Civil Engineering Employment

Detroit 2,020
Michigan 9,390

Exactly 2,020 of the 9,390 civil engineering professionals employed in Michigan, work in Detroit. The number of civil engineering professionals in Detroit has grown by 12% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Detroit has also increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Civil Engineering employment growth

10,440 10,160 10,540 9,900 9,390
1,810 1,800 1,840 2,340 2,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Civil Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$52,140 $55,107 $54,360 $57,343 $56,223
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

Salaries for civil engineering professionals in Detroit have increased. In 2010 Detroit civil engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,223. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for civil engineering professionals in Detroit was $52,140 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Detroit.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Detroit

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

Civil engineering professionals make a median salary of $53,847 per year in Detroit. The difference in pay between the civil engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 124%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,633 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $81,947 per year.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Detroit

Civil Engineering
Construction Management

Civil engineering professional salaries in Detroit are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Civil Engineering schools in Detroit


There are 2 accredited civil engineering schools in the city. Many of Detroit's civil engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Civil Engineering Programs Offered In Detroit


Detroit's civil engineering schools offer 5 civil engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Civil Engineering Degrees In Detroit


Approximately 60 students completed civil engineering courses in 2010.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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