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Engineering Schools In Nebraska

There are 6 accredited engineering schools in Nebraska for faculty who teach engineering classes to choose from. The trends in Nebraska's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Metropolitan Community College Area

    30 & Fort Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68111-1610

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Northeast Community College

    801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702-0469

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Union College in Lincoln

    3800 S 48th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Western Nebraska Community College

    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Engineering Employment

Nebraska 8,360
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Nebraska

7,500 7,640 8,510 8,720 5,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of engineering professionals is shrinking in Nebraska. There were 1,830 less engineering professionals working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of engineering has shrunk by 24% in Nebraska. This decline is faster than the change in the number of engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% from 2006 to 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Nebraska

$60,467 $54,833 $60,167 $64,984 $66,562
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of engineering professionals is declining, the salaries paid to engineering professionals are increasing in Nebraska. The mean salary for engineering professionals in 2006 was $60,467 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $66,562 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Nebraska

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 9% growth in engineering professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid engineering professionals earning 118% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nebraska state.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Nebraska

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

Engineering professionals in Nebraska earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nebraska


As the number of engineering professionals is decreasing in Nebraska state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited engineering schools in Nebraska state is decreasing. In Nebraska, there were 575 graduates in 2006. And there were 433 graduates from engineering courses in 2010.

This represents a 25% decrease in the number of engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. Most of these graduates, or 41%, earned an master's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of engineering faculty in Nebraska, growth in the field of engineering academia and engineering faculty salaries in Nebraska. If you are involved in teaching engineering courses to students at the certificate in engineering, associates degree in engineering, bachelors degree in engineering, masters degree in engineering, and doctoral degree in engineering levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future engineering faculty in Nebraska. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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