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Engineering Schools
In Columbia, Kentucky

There is only one engineering school in Columbia 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 Columbia, which encompasses engineering training at the engineering associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Kentucky Engineering Employment

Columbia 680
Kentucky 15,110

Exactly 680 of Kentucky's 12,310 engineering professionals work in Columbia. The number of engineering professionals in Columbia has shrunk by 13% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. Kentucky Engineering employment growth

12,310 12,510 14,750 14,580 12,310
780 670 640 No data 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$63,937 $62,423 $63,886 No data $62,337
$28,350 $29,770 $31,040 No data $32,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for engineering professionals in Columbia have decreased. Columbia engineering professionals made $62,337 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for engineering professionals in Columbia was $63,937 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Columbia

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Engineering professionals make a median salary of $61,734 per year in Columbia. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 99%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,989 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $83,557 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Columbia

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Columbia


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Columbia


There is one degree and certificate program in engineering offered by Columbia's engineering school.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 2 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Kentucky

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