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Engineering Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

The city of Lafayette 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 Lafayette, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Engineering Employment

Lafayette 1,290
Louisiana 21,590

Exactly 1,290 of Louisiana's 20,740 engineering professionals work in Lafayette. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Lafayette has shrunk by 2%. As the number of engineering professionals in Lafayette has decreased, overall employment in Lafayette has also decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Engineering employment growth

18,290 19,500 20,990 22,060 20,740
1,310 1,470 1,400 1,390 1,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$54,309 $54,654 $60,903 $65,752 $70,106
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

In Lafayette, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 Lafayette engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $70,106. Engineering professionals in Lafayette made a yearly average salary of $54,309, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Lafayette.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Lafayette

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Engineering professionals in Lafayette earn a median salary of $63,909 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,454 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 113% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Lafayette

Computer Engineering
Software Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Lafayette


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Lafayette


There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Lafayette's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Lafayette


In 2010 approximately 148 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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