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Computer Engineering Schools In South Dakota

There are 2 accredited computer engineering schools in South Dakota for faculty who teach computer engineering classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the computer engineering academic community in South Dakota, and the future trends in computer engineering training at the computer engineering bachelors degree level.


  1. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

    501 E Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701-3995

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. South Dakota State University

    Administration Lane, Brookings, South Dakota 57007-1898

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Computer Engineering Employment

South Dakota 870
National 945,160

Of all of the computer engineering professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of South Dakota.

Employment Growth for Computer engineering professionals In South Dakota

770 1,180 1,150 930 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Dakota, computer engineering is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 720 less computer engineering professionals working in South Dakota than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of computer engineering professionals has shrunk by 94%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of computer engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of computer engineering professionals has shrunk by 92% from 2006 to 2010.

Computer Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$70,140 $74,077 $74,660 $68,967 $68,830
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to computer engineering professionals are declining in South Dakota. The mean salary for computer engineering professionals in 2006 was $70,140 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $68,830 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer engineering professionals in South Dakota

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This represents a decline in salaries of 2%. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In South Dakota state, within the field of computer engineering, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid computer engineering professionals earn 92% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Computer engineering professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering

Computer engineering professionals in South Dakota earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited computer engineering schools in South Dakota is decreasing. In South Dakota, there were 17 graduates in 2006. And there were 10 graduates from computer engineering courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 41% percent decrease in the number of computer engineering school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in computer engineering.

Computer Engineering Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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