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Engineering Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

The city of Elgin has only one school where engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Elgin, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the engineering associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Engineering Employment

Elgin 29,280
Illinois 54,440

Exactly 29,280 of Illinois' 39,680 engineering professionals work in Elgin. The number of engineering professionals in Elgin has shrunk by 34% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in Elgin has decreased, overall employment in Elgin has increased.

Elgin 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: Elgin

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$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 Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

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

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Elgin

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Engineering professionals make a median salary of $72,372 per year in Elgin. 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 149% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Elgin

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Elgin


Many of Elgin's engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited engineering school in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Elgin


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

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Elgin


In 2010 approximately 8 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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