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Engineering Schools
In Boulder, Colorado

There is only one engineering school in Boulder for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of Boulder, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boulder Vs. Colorado Engineering Employment

Boulder 2,840
Colorado 40,550

Exactly 2,840 of Colorado's 26,740 engineering professionals work in Boulder. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boulder, there has been a 31% decline in the number of engineering professionals. As the employment for engineering professionals in Boulder has decreased, overall employment in Boulder has also decreased.

Boulder Vs. Colorado Engineering employment growth

37,500 41,540 43,580 44,490 26,740
4,140 5,820 5,910 5,640 2,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Boulder

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Boulder

$71,415 $77,313 $83,483 $84,567 $78,397
$48,930 $50,780 $53,050 $53,640 $53,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Boulder
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boulder

Salaries for engineering professionals in Boulder have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $78,397 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Boulder. The average salary for engineering professionals in Boulder was $71,415 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Boulder is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Boulder

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Engineering professionals in Boulder earn a median salary of $76,868 per year. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 122%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,575 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $103,505 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Boulder

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Boulder


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Boulder


There are a total of 19 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Boulder's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Boulder


In 2010 approximately 829 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Boulder, Colorado

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