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Electrical Engineering Schools In Rhode Island

Rhode Island has 3 accredited electrical engineering schools where electrical engineering faculty who teach electrical engineering classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the electrical engineering academic community in Rhode Island, and the future trends in electrical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Johnson & Wales University

    8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. New England Institute of Technology

    2500 Post Rd, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-2244

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Community College of Rhode Island

    400 East Ave, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1807

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Electrical Engineering Employment

Rhode Island 1,030
National 296,520

Of all of the electrical engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Electrical engineering professionals In Rhode Island

420 1,000 980 890 1,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of electrical engineering professionals is growing in Rhode Island. 610 more electrical engineering professionals were working in Rhode Island in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of electrical engineering has grown by 145% in Rhode Island. This growth is faster than the national trend for electrical engineering professionals which shows a 6% decrease in the number of electrical engineering professionals working around the nation.

Electrical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Rhode Island

$66,460 $69,660 $71,945 $71,630 $73,745
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Electrical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of electrical engineering professionals is growing, the salaries paid to electrical engineering professionals are increasing in Rhode Island. Electrical engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $66,460 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $73,745 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Electrical engineering professionals in Rhode Island

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Thus, electrical engineering professionals' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Rhode Island, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of electrical engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid electrical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 133%

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

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

In Rhode Island, electrical engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited electrical engineering schools in Rhode Island is decreasing. In 2006, 141 students graduated from electrical engineering courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 65 students graduated.

Thus there was a 54% percent decrease in the number of electrical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with an associate's degree in electrical engineering.

Electrical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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