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Engineering Schools
In Berkeley, California

The city of Berkeley has only one school where engineering faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of Berkeley, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Berkeley Vs. California Engineering Employment

Berkeley 15,180
California 236,270

Exactly 15,180 of California's 167,230 engineering professionals work in Berkeley. There has been a 19% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Berkeley between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in Berkeley has decreased, overall employment in Berkeley has increased.

Berkeley Vs. California Engineering employment growth

232,550 244,960 262,690 254,040 167,230
18,710 19,950 21,280 20,350 15,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Berkeley

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Berkeley

$75,815 $80,844 $81,588 $83,116 $85,379
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Berkeley
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Berkeley

Salaries for engineering professionals in Berkeley have increased. Berkeley engineering professionals made $85,379 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Berkeley was $75,815 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Berkeley is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Berkeley

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

Engineering professionals in Berkeley earn a median salary of $83,089 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $53,851 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $110,198 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Berkeley

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

Engineering professional salaries in Berkeley are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Berkeley


There is only one accredited engineering school in the city. Many of Berkeley's engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Engineering Programs Offered In Berkeley


There are a total of 23 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Berkeley's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Berkeley


In 2010 approximately 952 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Berkeley, California

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