Engineering Schools
In Parkersburg, West Virginia

In Parkersburg, there is only one engineering school where engineering faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering education in Parkersburg, which includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Parkersburg Vs. West Virginia Engineering Employment

Parkersburg 220
West Virginia 6,220

Exactly 220 of West Virginia's 5,800 engineering professionals work in Parkersburg. Between 2006 and 2010, in Parkersburg, there has been a 31% decline in the number of engineering professionals. As the employment for engineering professionals in Parkersburg has decreased, overall employment in Parkersburg has also decreased.

Parkersburg Vs. West Virginia Engineering employment growth

6,380 6,460 6,130 5,830 5,800
320 290 240 220 220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Parkersburg

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Parkersburg

$58,488 $66,416 $68,550 $70,124 $81,200
$31,430 $32,700 $33,860 $34,940 $35,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Parkersburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Parkersburg

In Parkersburg, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 Parkersburg engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $81,200. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Parkersburg made an average salary of $58,488 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Parkersburg is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Parkersburg

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Engineering professionals in Parkersburg make a median yearly salary of $80,712. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $49,720 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 127% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Parkersburg

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering

On average engineering professionals in Parkersburg earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Parkersburg.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Parkersburg


Many of Parkersburg's engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited engineering school in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Parkersburg


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Parkersburg's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Parkersburg


In 2010 approximately 22 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Parkersburg, West Virginia

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