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Engineering Schools In Arkansas

In Arkansas, there are 9 accredited schools where engineering classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Arkansas, and the future trends in engineering training at the following levels:


  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Arkansas

    Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

    2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Arkansas Tech University

    Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave, Russellville, Arkansas 72801-2222

    NR U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

    183 College Drive, De Queen, Arkansas 71832

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. East Arkansas Community College

    1700 Newcastle Rd, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. John Brown University

    2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Southern Arkansas University Tech

    100 Carr Road, Camden, Arkansas 71701-1906

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Engineering Employment

Arkansas 6,940
National 1,704,460

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

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Arkansas

7,340 7,510 7,430 6,830 5,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of engineering professionals is shrinking in Arkansas. There were 1,460 less engineering professionals working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of engineering has shrunk by 20% in Arkansas. This decline is slower than the change in the number of engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% from 2006 to 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$55,291 $57,724 $58,405 $59,589 $61,624
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to engineering professionals are growing in Arkansas. The mean salary for engineering professionals in 2006 was $55,291 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $61,624 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Arkansas

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 122% pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering in Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering

In Arkansas, engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of engineering professionals is decreasing in Arkansas state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited engineering schools in Arkansas state is increasing. In 2006 there were 572 engineering graduates from engineering courses in Arkansas and in 2010 there were 685 graduates.

This represents a 20% increase in the number of engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. A majority of these graduates, or 44%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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