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Engineering Schools
In Los Angeles, California

The city of Los Angeles has 6 schools where engineering faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of Los Angeles, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Engineering Employment

Los Angeles 39,360
California 236,270

Of the 167,230 engineering professionals employed in California, 39,360 work in Los Angeles. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Los Angeles has shrunk by 18%. As the number of engineering professionals in Los Angeles has decreased, overall employment in Los Angeles has increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Engineering employment growth

232,550 244,960 262,690 254,040 167,230
48,220 54,320 59,640 57,320 39,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$71,338 $75,278 $78,289 $81,469 $82,236
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

As the number of engineering professionals in Los Angeles has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 Los Angeles engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $82,236. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Los Angeles made an average salary of $71,338 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Los Angeles is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Los Angeles

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

Engineering professionals in Los Angeles earn a median salary of $80,379 per year. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 125%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $49,114 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $110,334 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Los Angeles


Many of Los Angeles' engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited engineering schools in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Los Angeles


Los Angeles' engineering schools offer 77 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Los Angeles


In 2010 approximately 1,950 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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