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Engineering Schools In Delaware

There are 2 accredited engineering schools in Delaware for faculty who teach engineering classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Delaware, and the future trends in engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Delaware State University

    1200 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Delaware

    Newark, Delaware 19716

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Engineering Employment

Delaware 4,260
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Delaware state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Delaware

3,760 3,760 4,180 4,180 3,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Engineering is a shrinking field in Delaware. There were 740 less engineering professionals working in Delaware in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of engineering has shrunk by 20% in Delaware. This is slower than the trend for engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% between 2006 and 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$67,735 $69,997 $70,530 $73,326 $71,317
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Delaware, as the number of engineering professionals is declining, the salaries earned by engineering professionals are increasing. The mean salary for engineering professionals in 2006 was $67,735 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $71,317 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Delaware

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This represents a 5% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 86% pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering in Delaware.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Delaware

Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering

In Delaware, engineering professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Delaware


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited engineering schools in Delaware is decreasing. In 2006 there were 410 engineering graduates from engineering courses in Delaware and in 2010 there were 326 graduates.

This represents a 20% decrease in the number of engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Delaware state. Most of these graduates, or 42%, earned a bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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