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In Chapel Hill, there is only one engineering 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 Chapel Hill, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Engineering Employment

Chapel Hill 1,650
North Carolina 40,260

Exactly 1,650 of the 29,880 engineering professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Chapel Hill. The number of engineering professionals in Chapel Hill has shrunk by 32% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in Chapel Hill has decreased, overall employment in Chapel Hill has increased.

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Engineering employment growth

38,580 36,480 43,370 42,990 29,880
2,430 6,800 7,270 6,740 1,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Chapel Hill

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Chapel Hill

$61,414 $68,826 $71,374 $73,205 $75,119
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Chapel Hill
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chapel Hill

In Chapel Hill, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. Chapel Hill engineering professionals made $75,119 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Chapel Hill made an average salary of $61,414 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chapel Hill.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Chapel Hill

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Engineering professionals in Chapel Hill earn a median salary of $71,019 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,306 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 91% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Chapel Hill

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

Chapel Hill engineering professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Chapel Hill


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Chapel Hill


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Chapel Hill's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Chapel Hill


In 2010 approximately 18 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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