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There is only one engineering school in Lake Charles for faculty to choose from. The trends in Lake Charles' engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Engineering Employment

Lake Charles 690
Louisiana 21,590

Of the 20,740 engineering professionals employed in Louisiana, 690 work in Lake Charles. The number of engineering professionals in Lake Charles has grown by 60% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Lake Charles has decreased.

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Engineering employment growth

18,290 19,500 20,990 22,060 20,740
430 940 960 820 690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lake Charles

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Lake Charles

$66,450 $67,712 $72,544 $75,385 $72,889
$32,170 $33,700 $34,930 $35,940 $36,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Lake Charles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lake Charles

Salaries for engineering professionals in Lake Charles have increased. In 2010 Lake Charles engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $72,889. Engineering professionals in Lake Charles made a yearly average salary of $66,450, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Lake Charles is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Lake Charles

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Lake Charles engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $72,290. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 118%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $47,156 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $102,910 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Lake Charles

Electrical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Lake Charles


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Lake Charles


Lake Charles' engineering schools offer 4 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Lake Charles


In 2010 approximately 114 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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