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Engineering Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 2 engineering schools in New Orleans. The trends in New Orleans' engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Engineering Employment

New Orleans 6,270
Louisiana 21,590

Of the 20,740 engineering professionals employed in Louisiana, 6,270 work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in New Orleans has grown by 13%. As the employment for engineering professionals in New Orleans has increased, overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Engineering employment growth

18,290 19,500 20,990 22,060 20,740
5,530 5,550 5,830 6,420 6,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$62,982 $64,064 $67,625 $71,824 $78,385
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

In New Orleans, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 New Orleans engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $78,385. Engineering professionals in New Orleans made a yearly average salary of $62,982, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in New Orleans

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Engineering professionals in New Orleans make a median yearly salary of $73,690. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,654 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $105,376 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in New Orleans

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering

On average engineering professional salaries in New Orleans are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in New Orleans


There are 2 accredited engineering schools in the city. Many of New Orleans' engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Engineering Programs Offered In New Orleans


New Orleans' engineering schools offer 14 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In New Orleans


In 2010 approximately 176 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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