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Engineering Schools
In Independence, Kansas

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


Professional Trends

Independence Vs. Kansas Engineering Employment

Independence 1,610
Kansas 14,680

Exactly 1,610 of the 11,600 engineering professionals employed in Kansas, work in Independence. The number of engineering professionals in Independence has grown by 5% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for engineering professionals in Independence has increased, overall employment in Independence has also increased.

Independence Vs. Kansas Engineering employment growth

13,610 14,840 16,750 16,830 11,600
1,540 1,920 1,960 No data 1,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Independence

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Independence

$55,117 $58,482 $58,165 No data $58,000
$29,550 $30,770 $31,550 No data $33,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Independence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Independence

As the number of engineering professionals in Independence has grown, salaries for engineering professionals have also increased. Independence engineering professionals made $58,000 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for engineering professionals in Independence was $55,117 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Independence is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Independence

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Engineering professionals in Independence earn a median salary of $56,309 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,191 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $84,338 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Independence

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Engineering professional salaries in Independence are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Independence


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Independence


Independence's engineering school offers one engineering degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Independence


Approximately 2 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Independence, Kansas

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