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Engineering Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

There are 6 engineering schools in Atlanta for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Atlanta, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Engineering Employment

Atlanta 17,340
Georgia 35,560

Of the 26,330 engineering professionals employed in Georgia, 17,340 work in Atlanta. The number of engineering professionals in Atlanta has shrunk by 36% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in Atlanta has decreased, overall employment in Atlanta has increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Engineering employment growth

38,800 38,050 37,570 36,830 26,330
27,210 28,080 27,410 26,390 17,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$61,669 $64,653 $66,041 $68,691 $66,475
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

In Atlanta, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. Atlanta engineering professionals made $66,475 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Atlanta made an average salary of $61,669 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Engineering professionals make a median salary of $64,239 per year in Atlanta. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,219 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $96,798 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Atlanta

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

Engineering professional salaries in Atlanta are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Atlanta


There are 6 accredited engineering schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Engineering Programs Offered In Atlanta


Atlanta's engineering schools offer 38 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Atlanta


Approximately 2,145 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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