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Civil Engineering Schools In Virginia

There are 7 accredited civil engineering schools in Virginia for faculty who teach civil engineering classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of civil engineering and civil engineering training in Virginia, which includes civil engineering training at the following levels:


  1. George Mason University

    4400 University Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Old Dominion University

    5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Tidewater Community College

    121 College Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Virginia-Main Campus

    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Virginia Military Institute

    Lexington, Virginia 24450-0304

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

Virginia 13,680
National 415,840

Approximately 3% of the country's civil engineering professionals work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In Virginia

13,420 13,980 14,870 14,740 13,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Civil Engineering is a growing field in Virginia. 260 more civil engineering professionals were working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Virginia, this field has grown by 2% in four years. This growth is slower 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 Virginia

$53,570 $54,947 $56,217 $57,870 $59,797
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by civil engineering professionals is increasing in Virginia. In 2006 civil engineering professionals made a mean salary of $53,570 per year, and in 2010 they made $59,797 per year.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Virginia

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 126% 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 Virginia.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Virginia

Civil Engineering
Construction Management

In Virginia, 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 Virginia


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited civil engineering schools in Virginia is increasing. In Virginia, there were 420 graduates in 2006. And there were 546 graduates from civil engineering courses in 2010.

This represents a 30% increase in the number of civil engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Virginia state. A majority of these graduates, or 36%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of civil engineering faculty in Virginia, growth in the field of civil engineering academia and faculty salaries in Virginia. 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 take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of civil engineering in Virginia. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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