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Civil Engineering Schools In Nevada

Nevada has 3 accredited civil engineering schools where civil engineering faculty who teach civil engineering classes can find employment. The trends in Nevada's civil engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in civil engineering includes civil engineering training at the following levels:


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

Nevada 4,480
National 415,840

Of all of the civil engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In Nevada

5,360 5,120 5,470 4,900 4,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, the field of civil engineering is shrinking. 880 less civil engineering professionals were working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of civil engineering has shrunk by 16% in Nevada. This decline is faster than the change in the number of civil engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of civil engineering professionals has shrunk by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Civil Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$57,993 $59,510 $61,937 $62,550 $63,917
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by civil engineering professionals is increasing in Nevada. The mean salary for civil engineering professionals in 2006 was $57,993 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $63,917 per year.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Nevada

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

Thus, civil engineering professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 119% pay differential between the highest paid civil engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of civil engineering in Nevada.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Nevada

Civil Engineering
Construction Management

In Nevada, civil engineering professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Civil Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nevada


As the number of civil engineering professionals is decreasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited civil engineering schools in Nevada state is increasing. In 2006 there were 147 civil engineering graduates from civil engineering courses in Nevada and in 2010 there were 164 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of civil engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada by 12%. Most of these graduates, or 36%, earned an master's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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