Engineering Schools
In Des Plaines, Illinois

There is only one engineering school in Des Plaines for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Des Plaines, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the engineering associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Des Plaines Vs. Illinois Engineering Employment

Des Plaines 29,280
Illinois 54,440

Exactly 29,280 of Illinois' 39,680 engineering professionals work in Des Plaines. The number of engineering professionals in Des Plaines has shrunk by 34% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Des Plaines has increased.

Des Plaines 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: Des Plaines

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Des Plaines

$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 Des Plaines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Plaines

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

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Des Plaines

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Des Plaines engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $72,372. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 149%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,536 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $103,528 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Des Plaines

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Des Plaines


Many of Des Plaines' engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited engineering school in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Des Plaines


Des Plaines' engineering school offers one engineering degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Des Plaines


In 2010 approximately 2 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Des Plaines, Illinois

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