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Engineering Schools
In Akron, Ohio

Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one engineering school in Akron. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of Akron, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Akron Vs. Ohio Engineering Employment

Akron 3,720
Ohio 55,880

Exactly 3,720 of the 47,830 engineering professionals employed in Ohio, work in Akron. Between 2006 and 2010, in Akron, there has been a 13% growth in the number of engineering professionals. As the employment for engineering professionals in Akron has increased, overall employment in Akron has also increased.

Akron Vs. Ohio Engineering employment growth

59,900 60,470 61,980 60,160 47,830
3,290 3,400 4,070 4,310 3,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Akron

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Akron

$60,854 $60,436 $64,405 $64,378 $66,013
$37,640 $38,750 $40,010 $40,300 $41,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Akron
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Akron

Salaries for engineering professionals in Akron have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Akron reportedly earned an average salary of $66,013 per year. The average salary for engineering professionals in Akron was $60,854 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Akron is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Akron

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

Akron engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $64,445. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 130%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,650 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $93,568 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Akron

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering

On average engineering professional salaries in Akron are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Akron


Many of Akron's engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited engineering school in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Akron


There are a total of 17 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Akron's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Akron


In 2010 approximately 238 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Akron, Ohio

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