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Engineering Schools
In Dekalb, Illinois

Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one engineering school in Dekalb. The trends in Dekalb's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Engineering Employment

Dekalb 29,280
Illinois 54,440

Exactly 29,280 of Illinois' 39,680 engineering professionals work in Dekalb. There has been a 34% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Dekalb between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Dekalb has increased.

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Engineering employment growth

64,800 67,250 67,660 67,630 39,680
44,430 46,670 46,740 45,560 29,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Dekalb

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Dekalb

$67,227 $72,621 $77,444 $75,933 $74,638
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Dekalb
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dekalb

In Dekalb, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Dekalb reportedly earned an average salary of $74,638 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Dekalb made an average salary of $67,227 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Dekalb.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Dekalb

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Dekalb engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $72,372. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,536 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $103,528 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Dekalb

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Dekalb


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Dekalb


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Dekalb's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Dekalb


In 2010 approximately 210 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Dekalb, Illinois

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