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Engineering Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

In Columbus, there are 3 engineering schools where engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Columbus, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Engineering Employment

Columbus 8,170
Ohio 55,880

Of the 47,830 engineering professionals employed in Ohio, 8,170 work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Columbus has shrunk by 21%. As the number of engineering professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Engineering employment growth

59,900 60,470 61,980 60,160 47,830
10,380 10,920 12,500 12,580 8,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$60,614 $62,318 $66,586 $67,767 $70,569
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

In Columbus, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $70,569 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Columbus. Engineering professionals in Columbus made a yearly average salary of $60,614, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Columbus

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25th percentile
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Engineering professionals in Columbus earn a median salary of $65,636 per year. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 109%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,985 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $87,907 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Columbus

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Columbus


Many of Columbus' engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited engineering schools in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Columbus


Columbus' engineering schools offer 34 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Columbus


Approximately 1,150 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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