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Civil Engineering Schools In Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, there are 17 accredited schools where civil engineering classes 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 state of Pennsylvania, which encompasses civil engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Bucknell University

    Dent Drive, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Butler County Community College

    College Drive Oak Hills, Butler, Pennsylvania 16003-1203

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Carnegie Mellon University

    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Lafayette College

    High St, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042-1768

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg

    777 W Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057-4846

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

    450 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
  13. Point Park University

    201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1984

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  14. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  15. Villanova University

    800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  16. Widener University-Main Campus

    One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013-5792

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  17. Pennsylvania College of Technology

    One College Ave, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5799

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

Pennsylvania 19,820
National 415,840

Approximately 5% of the country's civil engineering professionals work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In Pennsylvania

18,020 18,680 20,000 20,040 19,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of civil engineering professionals is growing in Pennsylvania. 1,800 more civil engineering professionals were working in Pennsylvania in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Pennsylvania, this field has grown by 10% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for civil engineering professionals which shows a 3% decrease in the number of civil engineering professionals working around the nation.

Civil Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Pennsylvania

$48,730 $49,383 $52,097 $53,663 $55,800
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by civil engineering professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania. In 2006 civil engineering professionals made a mean salary of $48,730 per year, and in 2010 they made $55,800 per year.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Pennsylvania

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

This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 124% 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 Pennsylvania.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Civil Engineering
Construction Management

In Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania


The number of students graduating from the 17 accredited civil engineering schools in Pennsylvania is increasing. In Pennsylvania, there were 762 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,003 graduates from civil engineering courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of civil engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania by 32%. A majority of these graduates, or 39%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of civil engineering faculty in Pennsylvania, growth in the field of civil engineering academia and civil engineering faculty salaries in Pennsylvania. If you are involved in teaching civil engineering courses to students at the certificate in civil engineering, associates degree in civil engineering, bachelors degree in civil engineering, masters degree in civil engineering, and doctoral degree in civil engineering levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future civil engineering faculty in Pennsylvania. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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