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Engineering Schools
In Cedar Rapids, Iowa

The city of Cedar Rapids has only one school where engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Cedar Rapids, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Cedar Rapids Vs. Iowa Engineering Employment

Cedar Rapids 1,290
Iowa 11,870

Of the 9,780 engineering professionals employed in Iowa, 1,290 work in Cedar Rapids. Between 2006 and 2010, in Cedar Rapids, there has been a 57% growth in the number of engineering professionals. Overall employment in Cedar Rapids has decreased.

Cedar Rapids Vs. Iowa Engineering employment growth

11,960 13,230 13,070 12,940 9,780
820 2,470 3,510 1,260 1,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Cedar Rapids

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Cedar Rapids

$69,774 $68,398 $67,322 $65,648 $55,084
$36,200 $38,630 $40,100 $41,070 $41,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Cedar Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cedar Rapids

As the number of engineering professionals in Cedar Rapids has grown, salaries for engineering professionals have decreased. In 2010 Cedar Rapids engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $55,084. The average salary for engineering professionals in Cedar Rapids was $69,774 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Cedar Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Cedar Rapids

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90th percentile

Cedar Rapids engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,123. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,846 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 99% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Cedar Rapids

Electrical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering

On average engineering professionals in Cedar Rapids earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Cedar Rapids.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Cedar Rapids


Many of Cedar Rapids' engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited engineering school in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Cedar Rapids


Cedar Rapids' engineering school offers one engineering degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Cedar Rapids


Approximately 8 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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