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Engineering Schools
In Louisville, Kentucky

Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 3 engineering schools in Louisville. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Louisville, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Engineering Employment

Louisville 3,900
Kentucky 15,110

Exactly 3,900 of the 12,310 engineering professionals employed in Kentucky, work in Louisville. Between 2006 and 2010, in Louisville, there has been a 6% decline in the number of engineering professionals. Overall employment in Louisville has increased.

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Engineering employment growth

12,310 12,510 14,750 14,580 12,310
4,130 4,610 4,770 5,320 3,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Louisville

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Louisville

$53,862 $62,066 $62,249 $63,403 $61,188
$35,730 $37,410 $38,920 $39,970 $40,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Louisville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Louisville

In Louisville, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Louisville reportedly earned an average salary of $61,188 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Louisville was $53,862 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Louisville.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Louisville

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Engineering professionals in Louisville make a median yearly salary of $59,160. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 161%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,067 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $91,368 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Louisville

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Louisville


There are 3 accredited engineering schools in the city. Many of Louisville's engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Engineering Programs Offered In Louisville


Louisville's engineering schools offer 21 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Louisville


In 2010 approximately 500 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Louisville, Kentucky

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