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Civil Engineering Schools In Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, there is only one accredited school where civil engineering classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of civil engineering and civil engineering training in Rhode Island, which includes civil engineering training at the following levels:


  1. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

Rhode Island 1,230
National 415,840

Of all of the civil engineering professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Rhode Island.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In Rhode Island

1,320 1,210 1,290 1,240 1,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, the field of civil engineering is shrinking. In Rhode Island, 90 less civil engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 7% decline in the field. 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 Rhode Island

$52,427 $56,253 $58,827 $60,637 $61,557
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Rhode Island, as the number of civil engineering professionals is declining, the salaries earned by civil engineering professionals are increasing. The mean salary for civil engineering professionals in 2006 was $52,427 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $61,557 per year.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Rhode Island

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a 15% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of civil engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid civil engineering professionals earning 115% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Rhode Island state.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Civil Engineering
Construction Management

In Rhode Island, civil engineering professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Civil Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the only accredited civil engineering school in Rhode Island is increasing. In 2006, 29 students graduated from civil engineering courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 54 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of civil engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 86%. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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