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Engineering Schools In Alabama

There are 13 accredited engineering schools in Alabama for faculty who teach engineering classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering training in Alabama, which includes engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Alabama A & M University

    4900 Meridian St, Normal, Alabama 35762

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Alabama in Huntsville

    301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 35899

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Birmingham Southern College

    900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35254

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Jefferson State Community College

    2601 Carson Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35215-3098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. University of West Alabama

    Station One, Livingston, Alabama 35470

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. Spring Hill College

    4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, Alabama 36608-1791

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  13. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Engineering Employment

Alabama 25,660
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Alabama

25,690 26,910 27,480 26,680 21,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, engineering is a shrinking field. 4,140 less engineering professionals were working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of engineering has shrunk by 16% in Alabama. This decline is slower than the national trend for engineering professionals which shows a 23% decrease in the number of engineering professionals working around the nation.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$61,584 $64,425 $66,515 $68,189 $68,739
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by engineering professionals is increasing in Alabama. Engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $61,584 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $68,739 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Alabama

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This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid engineering professionals earning 122% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Alabama state.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Alabama

Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering

Engineering professionals in Alabama earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama


The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited engineering schools in Alabama is decreasing. In Alabama, there were 2,395 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,723 graduates from engineering courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama by 28%. 41% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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